[OT] Closed Source software and Windows XP

Nicholas Leippe nick at leippe.com
Mon Aug 20 13:10:47 MDT 2012


On Mon, Aug 20, 2012 at 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.

I didn't mean that there weren't different versions of install media.
What I meant was that they don't stamp a unique CD to match each
unique key they generate. If you have any copy of the correct version
of install media for your type of keys, it should work.


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