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  • I lost the windows xp key i bought, i was on my computer but there was a crash and all my files are gone, the key was sent to the email: steven_frederiksen@hotmail.com .

    I still got the green box whit the CD but theres now key information in it, or the letter that followed it.

    My name is Steven Frederiksen and could you please send the key my new email?
    If its not possible to send it to my new email, just send it to my steven_frederiksen@hotmail.com
    like it was send to first time.

    Please help, Steven Frederiksen.
    Sunday, February 24, 2008 12:14 AM

Answers

  • How to activate Windows XP by phone:

     

    To contact a Microsoft customer service representative to activate Windows by phone, follow these steps:

     

    1. Click Start, point to All Programs, point to Accessories, point to System Tools, and then click Activate Windows. Or, click the Windows Activation icon in the notification area.

    2. Click Yes, I want to telephone a customer service representative to active Windows now.

    3. Click Read the Windows Product Activation Privacy Statement, click Back, and then click Next.

    4. Follow the steps in the Activate Windows by phone dialog box, and then click Next. Note The number appears now and differs based on the location that you select.

    5. When activation is completed and you receive the following message, click OK. You have successfully activated your copy of Windows.

     

    How to activate Windows XP http://support.microsoft.com/kb/307890/en-us  


     

    • Marked as answer by JeniferA Thursday, September 11, 2008 9:40 PM
    Sunday, February 24, 2008 3:03 PM
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  • Sunday, February 24, 2008 12:34 AM
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  • Okay, so i got the key and installed windows and it runs fine.

    But when i try to activate windows over the internet, it says that the key isnt valid?
    And yes it is on the same computer.
    Sunday, February 24, 2008 1:10 PM
  • How to activate Windows XP by phone:

     

    To contact a Microsoft customer service representative to activate Windows by phone, follow these steps:

     

    1. Click Start, point to All Programs, point to Accessories, point to System Tools, and then click Activate Windows. Or, click the Windows Activation icon in the notification area.

    2. Click Yes, I want to telephone a customer service representative to active Windows now.

    3. Click Read the Windows Product Activation Privacy Statement, click Back, and then click Next.

    4. Follow the steps in the Activate Windows by phone dialog box, and then click Next. Note The number appears now and differs based on the location that you select.

    5. When activation is completed and you receive the following message, click OK. You have successfully activated your copy of Windows.

     

    How to activate Windows XP http://support.microsoft.com/kb/307890/en-us  


     

    • Marked as answer by JeniferA Thursday, September 11, 2008 9:40 PM
    Sunday, February 24, 2008 3:03 PM
    Moderator