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Re: Windows XP Validation Issue

Postby Tavish » Thu Jun 17, 2010 12:03 am

Most OEM recovery discs and all the out of the box XP discs are keyed to a specific product key so using the COA code from the unit won't work to validate. There are some OEM discs out there that will work with any code and install a perfectly valid copy but they can be a pain to find.

BTW Ubuntu will work just fine on pretty much any PC, drivers shouldn't be a problem.
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Re: Windows XP Validation Issue

Postby acsguitar » Thu Jun 17, 2010 11:50 am

Ubuntu should work fine. YOu may have a problem with your recorder hardware though and drivers. But might as well try. Doesn't take long to install
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Re: Windows XP Validation Issue

Postby acsguitar » Thu Jun 17, 2010 4:24 pm

sox 06 wrote:It only took 34 minutes to download Ubuntu onto another desktop that I have, but it said it was going to take two days to download using my laptop :-? Same wireless internet connection and my laptop blows the desktop away when it comes to specs, weird. I'll be installing Ubuntu on the soon to be PVR and report back.


Can't you just burn it from your desktop....or try another source?
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