OEM Distribution Policy: In accordance with Microsoft's and eBay's OEM distribution policy, a working HDD from the original PC will be included with the OS.
You are bidding on a OEM Windows XP
Professional Edition OS CD
Windows XP Pro Operating System CD and KEY
(These pictures are for representation only, The OEM CD set you are bidding on is in non retail packaging similar to picture 1, 2, 3 or 4)
This auction is for
1 Sealed OEM Windows XP Professional Edition OS reinstallation Disc and Registration Key
This auction also includes a service pack 3 cd so you can be sure your system continues to receive all Microsoft security and OS updates.
Per eBay and Microsoft policy it also comes with the original hard drive that this CD shipped with.
This required hardware component is a Hard Drive
Q. Is this installation genuine?
A. Yes, you can use it to install or repair your copy of Windows XP Pro Edition.
Q. Can I install this on any computer or is locked to any one brand?
A. You can use the CD install or reinstall windows on any computer as this is a full install even though it is an OEM CD you do not have to have a specific brand of computer to install it.
Q. Is this a full install?
A. Yes the software included is a full install. You can use it to install a fresh copy of Windows XP Pro Edition
Q. Can I use the software included to upgrade from Windows 95/98/etc.?
A. No, the disc will only allow an install from scratch-not an upgrade from a previous version.
What does OEM mean?
OEM software is made to be included with a new computer, it's not packaged the same as retail software and may look different than what you see in the store it's generally printed with an OEM name indicating how it was meant to be originally distributed.
If it's OEM can I use it?
It's the same software as you would get at Best Buy or Frys just in a different wrapper. Large OEMs get special pricing on OEM CD's so the are often many times cheaper than the retail packaged CD.
Q: Wow this is a great price how many do you have!
A: Quantities are limited. Please only one per customer at this special introductory price. All orders for two or more will be refunded. No exceptions made.