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RE: switching WinXP licenses on two PCs



fixed

For some reason OEM, retail, MSDN, and corporate editions of XP do not
accept each other's activation codes.  Ditto for using an activation
code for an OEM CD with SP1 pre-installed and an OEM CD with SP2
pre-installed (personal experience).  Really, really anti-consumer.

Server 2003 does the same, BTW.






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