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No Windows CD but want to reformat

By savman
Jul 11, 2009
  1. hey im reformatting a laptop but i dont have the xp cd for it but i do have one for another laptop can i use that cd but use the activation code on the actual laptop that im wiping the data from.
     
  2. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,244   +235

    Yes but you may still have to call Microsoft to activate the software
     
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