Can i use dell os disk on acer Tags: Laptops Acer Dell Windows Vista Windows XP Last response: December 23, 2009 6:18 PM in Windows XP Share Anonymous Laptop Expert November 21, 2009 6:04:04 AM i have a acer laptop with inbuilt vista i have a dell os with me can i use it for my acer laptop... More about : dell disk acer | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove MrLinux November 21, 2009 7:29:27 AM No. | Report abuse Anonymous Laptop Expert December 19, 2009 1:27:30 PM yes but if its not a dell you have to have a product key to use. But otherwise it would work. because its not a dell it will not automatically activate windows. | Report abuse Anonymous Laptop Expert December 19, 2009 3:10:45 PM Most Dell Windows CDs check for a Dell BIOS. | Report abuse tmalitz December 23, 2009 6:18:29 PM Quote:i have a acer laptop with inbuilt vista i have a dell os with me can i use it for my acer laptop... Most major system builders have their own series of produce key, Windows OEM system cd's that check the BIOS their branding. If you try to use their cd on another system and COA windows will not install | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Windows XP>Can i use dell os disk on acer> Related ressources: ForumCan i use a xp install disk on my acer laptop? ForumNew mobo, still use same OS ? ForumChange OS to WinXP on a Acer ? ForumOs imaging on acer laptop ForumCan i put in my acer hard disk in my dell laptop ForumAcer 6293 OS change ForumCan i install mac os on acer aspire 5742 laptop ForumRecover CD vs Dell supplied OS disk ForumDell has changed it policy on OS disk ForumHas anyone gotten their OS Disk from Dell recently? ForumBrand new Acer Aspire V3-571G taking far too long to open programs ForumNew Dell Inspiron 660/Win 8 ordered - downgrade the O/S ? ForumHow do i make a backup disk for my os ? ForumTransfering OS +Drivers onto SSD? ForumHELP!!! Please with Windows XP ForumCan't Uninstall Microsoft Live Family Safety ForumDELL INSPIRON 1750 WONT SHUT DOWN ForumDell version 2002 and video card upgrade ForumCan not read my hotmail messages ForumWhat does disk boot failure insert system disk and press enter mean? More resources Read discussions in other Windows XP categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Video !