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Stupid Question but need to know...

By AuroraYYoda
Feb 9, 2005
  1. K iv got a new nice x64 system but the driver and game problems are giving me waay too many headaches,
    Iv got a key for an old xp home os but hav long lost the cd,
    Is there any way i can download a home iso or even get one from microsoft?
     
  2. jstillion

    jstillion TS Rookie Posts: 107

    Can't help you on the 1st part but you can get the beta release of XP for 64bit Release Candate 1 or 2? for free at the moment (it will stop working after a specified date).

    http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/64bit/default.mspx

    I would try contacting your pc manfacturer on how to get a replacement or you have to buy it again :(
     
  3. AuroraYYoda

    AuroraYYoda TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 29

    Yea, sry but thats what im on now ,v1289,but iv got too many incompatibility problems with it.
    so im tryn to find a free way of getting back on standard xp,since i have a real key all i need is the disc.
    thanks anyway
     
  4. RealBlackStuff

    RealBlackStuff TS Rookie Posts: 8,165

    You can use anybody's disk for that, as long as you use YOUR key. Just make sure, that if your key is an OEM-key, that you get another OEM-disk.
    If yours is a retail-key get another retail-disk. You can NOT install Pro if your key is for Home and vice versa.
     
  5. AuroraYYoda

    AuroraYYoda TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 29

    Yea i know all that...my problem is i cant find any1 with a home disk!
    Thanks a lot anyways ill just have to look harder.
    Yay Guinness!...Are u even from ireland?,like me?
     
  6. SNGX1275

    SNGX1275 TS Forces Special Posts: 12,692   +337

    realblackstuff
    TechSpot Addict Join Date: Aug 2003
    Location: Dublin, Ireland
    Posts: 3,165
     
  7. RealBlackStuff

    RealBlackStuff TS Rookie Posts: 8,165

    Ta for the support, SNGX1275
     
  8. AuroraYYoda

    AuroraYYoda TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 29

    Dublin,cool same here!
    Thanks for helping anyway
     
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