Moving my os to a new computer

Hello,
I have a hdd with windows XP currently running my computer. What is the easiest way to switch it to a newly built computer ?
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  1. put the CD in, format the hard drive, and install XP
  2. Emerald said:
    put the CD in, format the hard drive, and install XP

    That requires the cd though, what if he doesn't have it? Could he put the old hard-drive in and transfer?
  3. Not if it's an OEM license. OEM installs are tied to the original hardware that it's installed on. If you don't have the XP disc, you shouldn't try moving it to new hardware.
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