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As mentioned by others, if you are asking to have another CoA (Certificate of Authenticity) given to you, that would be outside of the Microsoft EULA for the product. If you already have a second license (that came with the computer or purchased) then you can install Windows XP Home with any key at all but in order to make it legal it has to be activated. Provided you have a legitimate CoA that isn't in use on another computer, you can change an existing installation's XP CoA using this KeyUpdateTool from Microsoft. This is particularly useful if you are using, for example, an SP1 CD to do the installation of Windows XP and have a legitimate SP2 key (you'll notice the key won't take). I run into this issue a lot in my line of business - just be sure you're using legal keys and not using the same ones twice.

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Microsoft's License agreement specifically states that Windows Vista Home Premium can only be installed on a single system with a single license. To get a second key to install the OS on a second computer, you would have to purchase another license from Microsoft, either through the purchase of another disc from your local supplier, or directly from Microsoft.
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\015\012To use the same code on 2 computers, as sagacious has suggested is against the License agreement from Microsoft, and considered Software Piracy. Please consider this before using his suggestion.
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\015\012If you do not have a copy of the End-User License Agreement, 1 may be downloaded directly from Microsoft's website using the address http://www.microsoft.com/about/legal/useterms/default.aspx and selecting your version of Windows from the drop down boxes.
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