Reinstall XP Home on new hard drive

By Ron55
Feb 5, 2011
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  1. My old HP computer did not come with the XP install disc. I want to install a larger internal HD and also partition it to install Ubuntu so can I use a copy of XP Home and my existing product key to install XP on the new HD?

  2. LookinAround

    LookinAround Ex Tech Spotter Posts: 6,491   +181

    I would use EASUS disk copy to clone your current disk image onto the new one. Once you reboot using the new HD, then repartition it and install Ubuntu

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    btw.. also checkout Neosmart EasyBCD to manage the multi-boot envirnnment if needed

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