[ubuntu-uk] [Fwd: Re: [OT] - MS XP Pro OEM CD - How?]

Alan Pope alan at popey.com
Fri Feb 15 22:09:11 GMT 2008

On Fri, Feb 15, 2008 at 10:01:49PM +0000, Tony Travis wrote:
> Sorry, I must subscribe to the list from my UKFSN account...
> I agree with Alan, but what do you do when they don't give you a CD in 
> the first place?

Being brutal - not our problem and somewhat "OT" for this list.

My advice would be to call the OEM or Microsoft themselves.

> I got a legit copy of Windows XP with my HP laptop, and ONE chance of 
> creating a 'recovery' CD: I only noticed that the CD I wrote it to was 
> scratched afterwards...

I have heard of people phone and ask for new media and been successful. 


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