Having problems with your Acer Aspire 3690-2196 Notebook ?

I'd like to replace the hard drive on my Aspire 3690 because it is only 60GB and has failed twice. When I try to install the new one, it doesn't boot, yet is it recognized in BIOS. Windows XP license agreement seems to indicate the license is only valid for the old hard drive. Is there a way transfer the license to the new drive so I don't have to buy a new OS license?


Answers :

Yep...
\015\012try making an image from your old HDD save it to an external HDD then install the new HDD and restore the image on it.
\015\012you can do an image for HDD using Ghost or Acronis third party software you may find them on Hiren's bootable cd
\015\012http://soft.softoogle.com/ap/hiren-s-bootcd-download-6916.shtml
May be you should try to use an OEM WinXP media kit but still using the licence on the laptop
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