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I have Windows XP Home and use Microsoft Word XP. I am having problems which I suspect are to do with my hard drive and am thinking of changing it. I have been told that I will not be able to reinstall either the Windows XP Home or the Microsoft Word if I do this as they will think that they are in a different computer. Please can you tell me if this is correct and if so how can I obtain new Licences for them and how much will they cost? Any help or advice would be very much apprecia


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The serial numbers will only be rejected if you register again online, if you get problems a simple email or phone call to the microsoft support centre in you country and explaining to them what you have done and they will sort you out.

Changing the HDD will not be a problem anyway, it's normally when you replace several key components of the system causes the OS to make a fuss and require re-activation.

Hope this helps.

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