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Well today I scroed a Intel P4 3.2ghz Presscot HT and my HP wont go to 800Mhz FSB! on 533FSB!


Would have been a nice upgrade from my Celeron D 325....

now I am am angry, and now I have to find an OEM HP motherboard to avoid buying another version of windows.
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post #2 of 5
You can call microsoft and tell them you swapped parts.
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I think if you just call and get all pissed off they will give you a new key.
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post #4 of 5
Even if you found anouther HP motherboard, Windows still wouldnt activate... A new motherboard is a new motherboard, it doesnt matter if its the same brand or not.
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OEM is diffrent, you can go on Ebay order an OEM motherboard, and get the recovery CD's for that motherboard and you now have windows XP!

And as everyone should now, you cannot use the Cd-Key on the side of the computer....

plus, OEM's never activate, just that you need the right CD's
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