[OT] Closed Source software and Windows XP

Jeff Jibson jeff.jibson at parentlink.net
Mon Aug 20 09:00:54 MDT 2012


On Mon, Aug 20, 2012 at 8:41 AM, Troy Wolfe <wolfepak at gmail.com> wrote:
> I believe that unified media started with vista
> On Aug 20, 2012 8:17 AM, "Steve Meyers" <steve-plug at spwiz.com> wrote:
>
>> On 8/20/12 1:23 AM, Nicholas Leippe wrote:
>> > The install media is independent of the licensing.
>>
>> This actually isn't true, in my experience with Windows XP.  They have
>> different install media for OEM installs vs retail installs, and the
>> media checks for the right kind of key.
>>
>> Steve
>>
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It's been a while, but if I remember correctly, you cannot use a
pre-SP3 cd key with SP3.  So, you will want media for SP2, then
install SP3.


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