September 5th, 2009, 20:35 PM
Windows XP Home OEM question [FIXED]
hi. i bought windows xp home OEM on amazon.com. my question is, can i install it on a system that ran another windows version. i want to reformat the drive and install windows xp home OEM from scratch. will there will a problem with activation.
September 6th, 2009, 03:28 AM
Old and Cranky
It should work fine. What version was installed originally?
September 6th, 2009, 04:02 AM
hi. yeah it was windows xp media center edition 2005. i read that with OEM you need to reformat the HD, so that is what i did. it worked and activated. i wasnt finding the info i needed searching the net so i posted in here, but i ended up finding the info i needed after the fact.
so thats cool