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I have three seperate Windows XP pro COA OEM licensed machines and I need to put W2K pro on instead

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Is the license backwards compatible?
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Volume licensing is backward compatible, but OEM licensing is not.
However, I doubt a Microsoft representative would give you a hard time if you are in possession of legitimate XP licenses.

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Great, Thx.
Thats all I needed.  CHUCK
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Thanks Chuck,
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