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.

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