Re: hypothetical upgrade situation

Discussion in 'A+ Certification' started by Ronnie Broyles, Nov 10, 2003.

  1. Call Microsoft. Explain the situation to them, they can give you a
    definitive answer.

    "PSumerlin" <> wrote in message
    news:...
    > if a person bought a xp upgrade at a garage sale. opened( no seal), but it

    is
    > the original install disc complete with product key and manual and does

    not
    > know if it has been previously registered or if it still exists or ever
    > existed on another computer or not,. could they use it on their computer

    ?.
    > Can they find out if it has ever been registered? If it has been

    registered to
    > another person but no longer exists on another computer, could the new

    owner
    > just upgrade their registered copy of 98 and be safe to go to microsoft

    for
    > updates without fear if the xp upgrade is registered to someone different

    than
    > the 98 being upgraded? what options would a person have in this

    situation....to
    > upgrade or not to upgrade....?
    Ronnie Broyles, Nov 10, 2003
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