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Old 10-11-2006, 05:20 PM   #9
Jathys
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Default 3 questions

> Since you don't have the disc, download an ISO (just
> stock. You don't need a cracked version or anything since
> your friend should have a legal CD-Key already)

Their machine came from Dell with XP installed already. What are the chances the CD key would be lost in doing this? I'd hate to have the system accidentally become recognized as non-legitimate.

> Tell it to do a repair install

<n00b>Where's that option? I don't seem to remember that on my machine anywhere (and mine is SP2).</n00b>

> Things can (and do) go wrong

Hahaha... Tell me about it. I miss safe mode.

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