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Windows 7: Installing Windows XP from Windows 7

11 Feb 2012   #11
gregrocker
Microsoft MVP

 

To move XP to different hardware normally requires an XP Repair Install.

You should attempt to install from boot XP Home XP3 OEM version only. If it bluescreens then resolve the SATA drivers above.

You want the Product Key on the COA sticker which should be affixed to machine, not the one audited from the old OS which is the factory mass activation key. The Key on COA sticker will change the activation to MS Servers and likely require a robocall to provide the hardware signature.


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