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    Okay that was not the disc i was looking for

    here's the story

    I got MY Sony experia X1 yesterday from Vodafone and i just go around to having a poke around on the cd that has the sticker

    "windows Mobile 6 Pro w/office mobile"

    i double click the icon for the DVD drive the disc is in and what pop's up other than the windows xp Professional installer.

    Anyone else had this before? I have a feeling they mounted the wrong disc at the factory.

    Here's what i found out so far

    The disc is boot able (at least in virtual box)
    it Appears to be a Volume disc (i don't know who's Could be Vodafone or Sony Ericsson)

    I'm installing now to see if the key has been embedded.

    Dont worry i will contact Vodafone im just being curious here
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    What kind of emergency would need Windows 95? I think you are already in a bad state of emergency when your backup plan is Windows 95.
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    Re: Okay that was not the disc i was looking for

    update there was no cd key on the disc didn't think they would be that stupid to be honest
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    What kind of emergency would need Windows 95? I think you are already in a bad state of emergency when your backup plan is Windows 95.
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    Re: Okay that was not the disc i was looking for

    awwww, almost got a free copy of XP Pro?

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    Re: Okay that was not the disc i was looking for

    go to thereg/theinq, they love this kind of thing
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    Re: Okay that was not the disc i was looking for

    i've just sent a message to SE legal to get there say on it Doubt i'll get a response tonight
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    Re: Okay that was not the disc i was looking for

    I wonder if they've given you their master or internal disc instead.

    I'd check it for rootkit stuff... you never know with sony now

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    Re: Okay that was not the disc i was looking for

    It won't be Vodafone. Stores etc get them in with security tags on the boxes. Something to do with possibly SE or the factory that packaged it I reckon.

    Best bet is to contact SE and if no luck there then follow up with Vodafone. Bear in mind that it is a 14 day money back / return policy. They may want the handset and full packaging back and do a swap out for you hence why I mentioned 14 day.

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    Re: Okay that was not the disc i was looking for

    there's nowt wrong with the phone I just found it amusing that there was a XP pro SP2 VL disc where my device disk should be. it's even got the proper label on the top I'll send a picture of the disk later
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    Re: Okay that was not the disc i was looking for

    How is the phone anyway? Looking to get one when o2 sort out their stock issues
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    Re: Okay that was not the disc i was looking for

    very nice it runs faster than most of the htc phones and feels very solidly buit one downside would be the wieght
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