Windows XP pro COA

By milburn289
Sep 22, 2004
  1. I probably shouldn't have but I bought a Windows XP pro coa without the media and am stuck getting it installed. I have XP pro on another machine and thought I could just use that disk. During installation a screen comes up and says Product Key is for another version or invalid version. Any idea how to figure out from the Product Key or COA numbers what version I should have and how to get it. The people at the place I bought the COA are uncommunicative, imagine that. Thanks for the assist. JM
  2. iss

    iss TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 1,994

    most likely the COA you purchased is for and OEM version and the one you are trying to use it on is not.
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