How to install Windows XP on the new hard drive after an old crashed?

HI: my name is greg, my brother recently bought a used computer to replace the one he had, which crashed. Itrdidnt have a hard drive in it, so he put an in, he had then loaded the windows xp for the computer crashed, but after that, it could not authenticate the computer only it Noah has can you help me thank you so much Greg

You can move the windows on a new computer

If it's a full license or upgrade retail - Yes. You can move it to another computer as long as it is installed on a single computer at a time (and if it's a Windows 7 Upgrade version the new computer must have its own license of qualification). The previous Windows installation on your old computer must be formatted or deleted. You will have to perhaps call Microsoft and explain what happened to complete activation. Turning it on the second computer will automatically be in effect 'disable' the license for the first computer.

If it's an OEM license - don't. OEM licenses, including Windows preinstalled on a computer before purchase and Windows purchased separately, are related to the first computer, they are installed on and cannot be transferred to another computer. To install Windows on another computer, you will need to buy another copy.

Tags: Windows

Similar Questions

  • How to install Windows 7 on the new hard drive?

    I changed the old hard drive (500 GB) with a new hard dirve (1 Tera) and now I have two problems:-

    1. how to install Windows 7 on a new hard drive?

    2. my laptop came preinstalled Windows 7 Pro, but all the DVD kit (disk reclaimer Application & discs) + Revocer operating system, which has been provided (by Lenovo) for the laptop is in the Windows 8 Pro. So, how to install Windows 7 Pro, my laptop while all the DVD sets are in Windows 8 Pro?

    either way, this is my laptop spec (for reference); -

    * Note *.
    I intend to install Windows 7 Pro on my new hard drive using another DVD of Windows 7 (not DVD provided by Lenovo), but how do all Leveno program located in the disk 'Application & recuperator readers' (by example; - Lenovo system health and Diagnostics, Lenovo Power Control, Lenovo Fingerprint Reader) to install this hard drive? (as I told you before, all the DVD kit is at or only for Windows 8 Pro)

    I hope someone will help me answer my question,
    Thank you

    I found the solution.

    Response to question 1; using a recovery & backup software to clone my current operating system, and then transfer them to my new hard drive.

    Response to question 2; Download all drivers and software (all the application that located on the DVD of the kit I have) on the official website of Lenovo.

    or another solution, send to a computer service shop and let the experts (workers) install it for me (the most simple and sure way).

  • Dell Inspiron 3520 - hard drive failure - how to install Windows 8 on the new hard drive

    I bought Dell Inspiron 3520. My hard drive has stopped working completely. It was stated as dead hard drive by diagonstic center.

    I have now bought a new hard drive but have lost data and windows 8 preload on the original hard drive. Dell did not provide any recovery disk for Windows 8 pre-loaded on portable hard drive. How can I then install windows 8 / 10 on my new hard drive?

    The .iso image file official 10565 has only:

    • Overview of the House of insiders
    • Overview of the Insider Pro

    Unfortunately, there are 5 editions of Windows 10 and so 3 are missing. If your key is not automatically entered and accepted, it's probably a simple language edition or edition N.

    When Microsoft release 10586 - TH2 - 1511 Version they will probably have an .iso that contains all 5 editions in 1 .iso or alternatively 5 .isos distinct (I hope as the first case that it will make Windows installation much easier).

  • How to put Windows 7 on the new hard drive without boot cd? How will I know if 32 or 64 bits? This computer yourself running windows 10?

    * Original title: windows 7 download

    I have a laptop dell M4400 with windows 7 pro OA. HARD drive crashed and I replaced with a new one. How to put Windows 7 on the new hard drive without boot cd? How will I know if 32 or 64 bits? This computer yourself running windows 10?

    It has probably comes with Windows 7 Professional 64 bit.

    You can download a copy of Windows 7 Professional using the following instructions (update of Microsoft recovery software supports downloads with the COA key):

    How to: What are my options for Windows 7 reinstall media?

    Make sure you scroll down and read the section:

    What to do if you cannot get your manufacturer recovery media, refuse to use or to buy it or the Microsoft Software Recovery Website does not work?

    You can also use Windows 10 too as you have the right to it as a free upgrade:

    • Turn off (preferably uninstall) your Antivirus utility before you perform the upgrade.
    • Reboot several times, and then try again.
    • Disable the general USB peripherals (for example - smart card reader).
    • If you are using a SCSI drive, make sure you have the drivers available for your storage on a thumdrive device and it is connected. During the installation of Windows 10, click on the advanced custom Option and use the command load driver to load the driver for the SCSI drive. If this does not work and the installer still fails, consider switching to an IDE based hard drive.
    • Perform a clean boot, restart, and then try again.
    • If you upgrade to the. ISO file, disconnect from the Internet during the installation, if you are connected in LAN (Ethernet) or wireless, disable both, then try to install.
    • If you are updated through Windows Update, when download reaches 100% disconnect from the LAN (Ethernet) Internet or Wi - Fi, then proceed with the installation.
    • If this does not work, try using the. ISO file to upgrade if possible.
    • If you are connected to a domain, go to a local account.
    • If you have an external equipment, attached to the machine, unplug them (example, game controllers, USB sticks, external hard drive, printers, peripherals not essential).
  • Install Windows 7 on the new hard drive with USB operating system recovery?

    I have an Alienware 2015 15 which does not come with a CD player. I install a new hard drive (SSD 2280 m2), so the question is how to install WIndows 7.

    While Microsoft offers an OS IOS for WIndows 8 download that you can put on a USB (with dell, I think that it automatically pulls the product key of BONE off the coast of the motherboard?) this IOS download is not available for Windows 7.

    So the question is the recovery USB OS offered by dell will allow me to do a fresh install of Windows 7 on a new hard drive in the laptop even USB from recovery of the BONES came with. My last resort is to buy a new copy of windows 7 and a USB external CD/DVD drive.

    TLDR: OS Recovery USB offered by dell will install Windows 7 on a new hard drive.

    The factory restore USB will work on another drive. I did this procedure with the media created from the latest version of Dell backup and restore on my Inspiron 13 7347 and demonstrated the creation of media and installation on a new SSD:

    http://dellwindowsreinstallationguide.com/Dell-backup-and-recovery/

    Since you are using use Alienware Alienware Respawn. Alienware respawn is very similar to Dell backup and restore.

  • Portege M400 - cannot install Windows XP on the new HARD drive

    Hello here is my problem,

    I bought an older Portegre M400 E, without a HARD drive. So I buy a new Samsung 400 GB. I looked in the Bios (ACPI BIOS Version 3.40) and it is ok. He shows me the HARD drive with built in Assign LD - 0 status ONLINE, 400 GB size so it seems to be nice. Changed the matrix Raid, described in the manual, in condition to create 1Raid-0
    So, I want to boot from the Windows XP CD, not recovering my own.

    Windows open to the top and after a short period, the installation ends with the message that it is not any HARD drive. This I try sometimes :-( Hope someone can help me.
    Do not forget that I didn't have any HARD disk with the dates of the laptop.

    Thank you Carsten
    (Sorry my English is not so good Im from the Germany)

    Wilkommen!

    > Changed the matrix Raid, described in the manual, in condition to create 1Raid-0

    I don't know much about your model, but I think that something wrong with the raid in the Bios settings. What other options are available in the Bios for the State of the hard drive? I found the RAID driver on the Toshiba driver page. It is possible, that you can integrate in with a program called nlite Windows installation disc or install Windows as in compatibility mode, and install the Raid driver. then

  • Install windows 7 on the new hard drive getting the error cannot continiue

    I bought a new drive hard seagate from my existing was only 250 gig, so this is a new clean install, I installed the drive hard drive start the computer with the dick of installed Starter, he began to load then I get this error message saying;
    "Update failed due to a stop press unexpected ok to restart the computer." Installation will continue after the computer restarts. »
    However, when you press ok, the machine starts, but continues to display this error message and so am now stuck in a loop. What can I do to stop this, because I am totally confused. I have a second hard drive in the machine, but when it is started, he found the new HDD 1000 GB.

    I am running Windows 7 (64 bit),

    Processor AMD Phenom 11 X 4 3.4 ghz AM3 Quad

    MSI 790XT-G45 AM3 / AM2 + / AM2 AMD 790 X ATX card mother AMD

    Any help would be appreciated

    First chech that the BIOS is configured to use the CD/DVD drive as frist boot device.

    Then remove the old drive and only connect the new drive.

    Start the PC and insert the CD that you created and boot from the CD.  If there is a "Long full" test, which is that you need to perform. Also check the SMART data (look for bad sectors).

    J W Stuart: http://www.pagestart.com

  • Try to install Windows 7 on the new hard drive - 500-298w Pavilion

    System hangs on the language selection screen after the loading of files and Windows startup screen. No keyboard or mouse input. Tried to move the keyboard usb on the front and back of the usb ports. Hard drive is recognized as a storage device in the BIOS

    Things I've tried in BIOS

    -in Storage Options: I tried IDE and AHCI

    -UEFI Boot Sources: disabled

    -Legacy Boot Sources - CD/DVD is installed on the first position

    Secure Boot cfg: leg Sup-> Enabled, secure startup-> disabled

    Tried with quick start-up tech and virtualization enabled and disabled

    I have to do something with key Mgmt?

    Should I start a self-test DP? 270 minutes... Ouch

    Anything in the options to be changed.

    .. .confused

    Still have the original with Windows 8.1

    Hello

    Do not forget to connect the keyboard and mouse USB 2 ports (not USB 3).

    If you are using a non-US keyboard and/or a version non-English version of Windows, then press the ESC key at startup to the top and then select the appropriate language.

  • Cannot install Windows 8 on the replacement hard drive

    I got the replacement from Dell hard drive which he said would come with Windows 8 and pre-installed drivers. Well, I installed the hard drive and he said no. OS can be found. I didn't have a chance to make my own backup discs, but Dell sent a CD Windows 8 recovery media with the laptop and now with the replacement hard drive.

    When you try to install Windows 8 on the new hard drive, I get to the part where it tells me to choose a partition to install Windows 8 on and none of them will not let me. There are 5 to choose from and I don't know what to do to get past this. The largest partition either 5A about 934 GB of space left out of 1 TB, but as I said I can't choose it or one of the other ones for the installation.

    You just have to click on next, in any case, despite the message?  Otherwise:

    Start on the DVD of Windows 8, instead of install now, click repair your computer, Advanced Options, invites ... when it opens, type the following:

    DiskPart
    Select disk 0
    clean

    Then, try to install.

    The above will remove all the data partition and disk, allowing you to do a clean install on an empty drive (these scores are not required, and Windows will create its own partitions (two) he needs to install and run).

  • I install Windows 7 on a new hard drive, but the installation gives an installation message could not create a partition or locate an existing partition.

    * Original title: installation of windows 7

    I install Windows 7 on a new hard drive, but the installation gives an installation message could not create a partition or locate an existing partition. Why installation does not create a new partition.

    Try the following

    Boot from the Windows 7 DVD

    Click Install now

    Accept the license agreement

    When the option is displayed to select a type of installation, click (Custom advanced)

    Press SHIFT + F10 from your keyboard

    type the following commands

    DISKPART

    Press enter

    the list volume

    Next, you select the volume where you want to install Windows 7

    Type: select disk #.

    # represents the number of the volume

    Type: clean

    convert mbr

    create the primary partition

    assets

    format fs = ntfs quick

    output

    output

    Try to reinstall.

  • After you install Windows XP on a new hard drive, I am unable to activate it.

    Original title: key not turn

    After put xp to new hd key entered went to the Activation Center and they disabled key how can I fix?

    original title: impossible to activate

    Hi DonWebb,

    1. What happens when you try to activate Windows XP? You receive an error message?
    2. Where you successfully able to install Windows XP on the new drive?

    Refer to the article below for more information on activation of Windows XP.

    How to activate Windows XP

    http://support.Microsoft.com/kb/307890

  • Hard disk failed to keep windows 7 for the new hard drive or SSD

    Hi, windows told me recently there is a problem with my hard drive and that I would back up my data to an external storage device, in case it fails, but don't want to backup my files because they aren't important. When I tried to access file Explorer the next day I got the warning my computer froze. I'm not him have not restarted the laptop since then in fear that it could make it more worn, since I may still need it.

    I try to order a new hard drive or SSD and won't buy windows 10 because it's expensive. Instead, I want to keep my current operating system, which is windows 7 Home premium, which is preinstalled on my laptop.  I have no recovery disks and I didn't do all the backups at all, but here is a windows 7 product key stuck on the back of the laptop.

    I was wondering if I can use the product key to install windows 7 on the new HDD/SSD and if yes, how, I would go to this topic. Also, if I can't do the wrench is it another way (because I may be able to use it yet), because I don't want to have to buy any other OS.

    Specifications:

    Laptop: TOSHIBA Satellite A660

    OS: Windows 7 Home Premium

    (Let me know if you need more details)

    Thanks for any help.

    If you are still able to boot from the Windows 7 Desktop on the current hard drive, try to create a set of recovery disks. See the instructions in the following article:

    https://NeoSmart.NET/wiki/Toshiba-Recovery-disk/#Create_disc_for_Windows_7

    After you create the defined recovery disc, close, install the new SSD, then use the updated recovery disk to reinstall Windows 7 on new disk SSD.

    You will need 4 blank DVDs.

  • Recover the Original of Windows 8 for the new HARD drive

    Hello..

    Drive HARD original of my Dell laptop inspiron 15R 5521 has been crushed. She had previously installed Windows 8.

    And, I had upgraded to windows 10 recently.

    Please guide me to reinstall windows 8 or 10 for the new HARD drive via online, coz' I don't have any support recovery (DVD or USB).

    And further,

    1.) is it possible to reinstall windows for one SSD?

    2.) I get all venus applications (application of VGA, Audio application etc.) from Dell with my laptop with the re-installation of windows... ?

    Thank you

    Tilan

    If your system already has Windows installed and activated 10 follow my instructions here to directly download and reinstall clean Windows 10:

    http://dellwindowsreinstallationguide.com/download-Windows-10-OEM-and-retail-ISO/

    http://dellwindowsreinstallationguide.com/a-clean-install-of-Windows-10/Windows-10-clean-reinstallation-via-bootable-USB-from-ISO/

    Looks like you're in this scenario.

    Note Windows 8.1 and Windows 10 editions are specific. If your system came with Windows 8.1/10 unilingual homepage, Windows 8.1/10 will not be activated.

    Unfortunately there is no clear marker for end users to determine the edition so my advise is to try first to try Windows 10 Home, if she does not activate Windows 10 unilingual homepage.

    Get a SSD for optimal performance.

    Dell have updated drivers for Windows 10 pilots (WT64a) system:

    http://downloads.Dell.com/published/pages/Inspiron-15R-5521.html

    See installing the driver recommended order:

    http://dellwindowsreinstallationguide.com/2015/09/27/driver-installation-order-Windows-10/

    If Windows 10 was not enabled you must reinstall Windows 8.1 and then upgrade. Follow my instructions here:

    http://dellwindowsreinstallationguide.com/download-Windows-8-1-retail-and-OEM-ISO/

    http://dellwindowsreinstallationguide.com/upgrading-to-Windows-10/

  • Pavilion 15-p157d: how to install Windows 7 in the new laptop

    I bought a 12-p157d Pavilion.  I need Windows 7 because two of the programs I need to run do not run on Windows 8.

    After several futile attempts to replace the Windows 8 operating system, I bought and installed a new hard drive.  Still, the system refuses to boot from my CD.  He pointed out: "boot image selected didn't Authentice.  Press to continue. »

    Pressing enter turns off the computer.

    Boot disk works fine in this computer and the old Pentium 4 Tower.

    Hello

    Try the following.

    Judgment of the laptop.

    Click next to the ESC key as soon as you press the power button to enter the Boot Menu, and then select the Bios Menu ( f10 ).

    Under the System Configuration tab, expand the Boot Options Menu.

    You must set the Secure Boot to disabled and legacy devices on " Enabled".

    When you're finished, press f10 and select this option to Save the changes.

    You will then need to enter a PIN of 4 numbers displayed on the screen to confirm the changes to the settings - enter the code and press ENTER.

    Insert the Windows 7 installation disc and the laptop shutdown .

    Click next to the ESC key as soon as you press the power button to enter the Boot Menu, and then select the Boot Options Menu ( f9 ).

    Use the arrow keys to select the CDROM option (uefi) and press ENTER - if you are prompted to "Press any key to continue...". "- make.

    Kind regards

    DP - K

  • H8 HP desktop computer - 1285D:-how to re - install Windows 8 on my new hard drive

    Hello

    I got hard drive without warning for the month and I finally decided to change the hard drive. I added the new drive on the PC and reformatted it.

    I am currently using Windows 10 (update of Windows 8).

    I have the recovery CD that I created using Windows 8.

    My question is how to install windows 8 nine hard disk? I have to disconnect the old drive hard first and pop in the recovery CD?

    Thanks for the help

    Hello

    Did you back up your data?

    The best scenario is to use the official media of external recovery HP and bring your PC to a first day factory condition. Remove the default HD and plug the new HD on this port. Now boot to the top of the HP recovery media and following the instructions on the screen.

    Thanks for posting on the forum.

Maybe you are looking for