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I have 2 compaq presario's
1st one is a 5190 i have all setup disc for this one, and has windows 98, i have all codes needed to set up windows
2nd one is a 4505 and all i have is a restore disc, it think it has windows 95

i want to use the 5190 setup discs on the 4505

when i start up the 4505 it goes to windows screen and asks for the "oem" code which i do not have, I inserted the restore disc, it asks for the model number which i entered, then asks for the "oem" number

I inserted my restore disc(5190) and enter the numbers and of course they do not match the info for the 4505

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Use the restore disk that came with the 4505 to restore it , then upgrade it to 98 with an upgrade disk. These can be found online still of ya search around or at a neighbors house *wink*
I believe the 5190 disks wil not work as they have the incorrect drivers for the other system.

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