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Cannot activate my windows xp RRS feed

  • Question

  • I have been trying to activate my windows XP for I only had 2 days to activate it, But whenever I try to follow the instructions given by the websites i had visited it helped nothing, nothing happens.

    Why is it that whenever i try it doesn't work? I also couldn't find where files my Product key is located in my computer, I mean I've found the folder but it contains nothing but a word activate windows.

    Wednesday, August 4, 2010 11:59 AM

Answers

  • Hello rossjared,

    In order to receive the best support, we request all users initially download and run the Genuine Diagnostics tool at this link http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?linkid=52012. Click "Run" several times to download and start the Utility.  When asked, click the "Continue" button.  When the utility completes its run, click the "Copy" button, then come back here and paste the report into your post.

    Also, please look on the computer for a Certificate of Authenticity (CoA).  If there is a CoA, please tell us what version and edition of Windows is listed on the CoA, and if there is a manufacturer's name or "OEM Software" or "OEM Product" printed on the CoA.  Do not post the product key printed on the CoA.


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    • Marked as answer by Darin Smith MS Tuesday, August 10, 2010 10:07 PM
    Wednesday, August 4, 2010 1:17 PM

All replies

  • Hello rossjared,

    In order to receive the best support, we request all users initially download and run the Genuine Diagnostics tool at this link http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?linkid=52012. Click "Run" several times to download and start the Utility.  When asked, click the "Continue" button.  When the utility completes its run, click the "Copy" button, then come back here and paste the report into your post.

    Also, please look on the computer for a Certificate of Authenticity (CoA).  If there is a CoA, please tell us what version and edition of Windows is listed on the CoA, and if there is a manufacturer's name or "OEM Software" or "OEM Product" printed on the CoA.  Do not post the product key printed on the CoA.


    Buy Office 2007 Now, Get Office 2010 Free http://office2010.microsoft.com/en-us/tech-guarantee/microsoft-office-2010-technology-guarantee-FX101825695.aspx?CTT=97
    • Marked as answer by Darin Smith MS Tuesday, August 10, 2010 10:07 PM
    Wednesday, August 4, 2010 1:17 PM
  • No reply from Original Poster.

    Issue is assumed to be resolved.


    Darin MS
    Tuesday, August 10, 2010 10:06 PM