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I bought a custom pc and want to use the product key off my old dell RRS feed

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  • I got a pc off of ebay and i have an old dell e510 with windows xp home edition ive tryed to use the key on the tower but it just says that i cannot use it
    Wednesday, January 5, 2011 7:55 PM

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  • "mikeg4650" wrote in message news:24e60e84-f759-4f6e-a08c-c55782ed55ed...
    I got a pc off of ebay and i have an old dell e510 with windows xp home edition ive tryed to use the key on the tower but it just says that i cannot use it

    No - you can't.
    OEM Keys such as those from Dell are locked to the OEM PC with which they were provided, and are not valid on any other machine/
    You need to purchase a new Full License for windows from a reputable store.

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    Noel Paton | Nil Carborundum Illegitemi | CrashFixPC | The Three-toed Sloth
    Wednesday, January 5, 2011 9:15 PM
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