How to load windows xp onto flat drive from only coa Tags: Windows XP Hard Drives Laptops Last response: January 31, 2010 11:34 PM in Laptop Tech Support Share waywardjack January 31, 2010 9:41:42 PM I see laptops for sale on Ebay that say the hard drive has been formatted, no OS installed but they include an XP Pro COA. So is there a way to install the OS with no disk? More about : load windows flat drive coa daship January 31, 2010 11:34:25 PM NO, you need a OEM disk that corresponds to the same version on the COA, then you might get lucky enough to activate it if you call MS. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources How to load xp sp2 device drivers onto flash drive to update another PC Forum How to load windows vista onto a usb flash drive using a mac Forum SolvedHow to get Windows 8.1 onto a flash drive to boot onto a new computer? Forum SolvedP6x58d premium Windows xp3 won't load onto a 6gb HD Forum SolvedHow do I install windows 7 onto a new hard drive without cd or DVD but I have the product key on the back of my old laptop bec Forum SolvedMy cd's were transferred from Windows XP onto my new Windows 8 computer. How do I play them? Forum SolvedHow to clone Windows 8 onto mSATA drive? Forum SolvedHow to install Windows 8 onto an empty hard drive? Forum How to delete windows xp in C while I have windows 7 in D drive. I want to keep only windows 7. Forum Solvedmy pc only start/load to windows startup when a press spacebar or any other keys, how to fix this problem? Forum I copied using Casper 7.0 Windows XP off one of my computers onto Drive D of another computer, but can't get it to boot up Win Forum Windows XP onto single Sata drive. Abit KV8-MAX3 m.b. Forum Can Paradox 8.0 be loaded onto a PC running Windows XP? Forum How to load drivers onto a new laptop hard drive Forum SolvedHow do I move Windows and ONLY windows to a solid state drive? Forum Trick to installing Windows XP onto a SATA hard drive using a 3rd party SATA con Forum What drive to record onto a dvd-r for windows xp Forum How do I install Windows 7 onto SSD and use HDD as a Primary Drive? Forum How to backup windows xp onto cd without windows xp installation cd Forum Solvedhow do i override my system and install windows xp pro with only the oem product key Forum More resources Read discussions in other Laptop Tech Support categories Windows Configuration !