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I had XP professional on laptop and had to replace hard drive.

I had the drive replace and now I do not have XP. No disk to reload the program. There are labels on the laptop can I reload the program without a disk? Can it be done online? or is the answer to purchase the software again.

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You will have to purchase the software.

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