Using a 64-bit licence key on 32-bit XP.

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  1. While this may seem like a stupid question, I would appreciate any help
    received.

    I have an older PC, (Athlon 2500+, nForce 2 mobo, 1GB PC2700), and need to
    get a valid licence key on it. It had to get reformatted due to a failing
    HDD. I unfortunately lost my XP 32 bit disc key, but I do have several x64
    license keys laying around. Would it be possible to use one of these keys on
    32-bit XP?
    =?Utf-8?B?UmFkZXJtZWlzdGVy?=, Nov 8, 2007
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  2. Hello,
    Nope it's not possible.
    The Windows XP X64 keys will not work on 32-bit Windows XP
    Thanks,
    Darrell Gorter[MSFT]

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    |> While this may seem like a stupid question, I would appreciate any help
    |> received.
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    |> I have an older PC, (Athlon 2500+, nForce 2 mobo, 1GB PC2700), and need
    to
    |> get a valid licence key on it. It had to get reformatted due to a
    failing
    |> HDD. I unfortunately lost my XP 32 bit disc key, but I do have several
    x64
    |> license keys laying around. Would it be possible to use one of these
    keys on
    |> 32-bit XP?
    |>
    |>
    Darrell Gorter[MSFT], Nov 8, 2007
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  3. I thought not, but thanks.

    ""Darrell Gorter[MSFT]"" wrote:

    > Hello,
    > Nope it's not possible.
    > The Windows XP X64 keys will not work on 32-bit Windows XP
    > Thanks,
    > Darrell Gorter[MSFT]
    >
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    > |> Subject: Using a 64-bit licence key on 32-bit XP.
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    > |> While this may seem like a stupid question, I would appreciate any help
    > |> received.
    > |>
    > |> I have an older PC, (Athlon 2500+, nForce 2 mobo, 1GB PC2700), and need
    > to
    > |> get a valid licence key on it. It had to get reformatted due to a
    > failing
    > |> HDD. I unfortunately lost my XP 32 bit disc key, but I do have several
    > x64
    > |> license keys laying around. Would it be possible to use one of these
    > keys on
    > |> 32-bit XP?
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    =?Utf-8?B?UmFkZXJtZWlzdGVy?=, Nov 8, 2007
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