Re: XP reinstall under Vista?
You are already in violation of your license. Guess it is up to your own
sense of honour. I personally would uninstall Vista, but both will probably
"Carl" <cwebster@NO.blazenetme.SPAM.net> wrote in message
> You are right about Linux and I have had Mandrake in the past but never
> got good with it. How long can I continue to use Vista with XP duel
> booting as I am now??
> "John Barnes" <email@example.com> wrote in message
>> If you uninstall Vista you can use your license to run XP. Go for Linux
>> if you want, but you are just hurting yourself. When the drivers and
>> software you want or need is working with Vista, you can reinstall and
>> delete XP. There is always some software that won't ever work with a new
>> OS and some drivers will never be updated. You will find the same with
>> "John Barnes" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
>>> You don't own anything. You had a license to use XP which by purchasing
>>> the less expensive upgrade version of Vista, you agreed to no longer
>>> 13. UPGRADES. To use upgrade software, you must first be licensed for
>>> the software that is eligible
>>> for the upgrade. Upon upgrade, this agreement takes the place of the
>>> agreement for the software
>>> you upgraded from. After you upgrade, you may no longer use the software
>>> you upgraded from.
>>> "Carl" <cwebster@NO.blazenetme.SPAM.net> wrote in message
>>>> Now that just sucks. I own both but I may not be able to use both?
>>>> "John Barnes" <email@example.com> wrote in message
>>>>> Since you used your XP as the basis for an upgrade, you no longer have
>>>>> a license to run XP
>>>>> "Carl" <cwebster@NO.blazenetme.SPAM.net> wrote in message
>>>>>>I am running XP on my C drive and using Vista upgrade disk installed
>>>>>>Vista on my D drive. I need to do a clean install of XP back on the C
>>>>>>drive. Can I do this without messing up Vista? Thanks Carl