That's the story from a product manager at Microsoft, who says that [COLOR=#1951B9]"Windows XP64 will be sold through system builders and distributors and people will be able to buy it pre-installed on a system builder PC "or just purchase the OS with some piece of hardware".[/COLOR]

However, there may be a system in place for people to trade 32-bit XP Pro licences for the 64-bit version of the OS.