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How do I reinstall my windows xp if I no longer have the product key code RRS feed

  • Question

  • I am the original owner of the computer, but it is 6 years old.  How can I reinstall the operating system without the key code. Shouldn't microsoft or dell be able to verify information so I can reinstall without having to purchase another disc on a computer this old.
    Wednesday, October 13, 2010 2:17 PM

Answers

  • Hello chelfish,

    When your Dell starts up, do you see a blue bar with www.dell.com in white letters at the top of the screen for two seconds?


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    • Marked as answer by Darin Smith MS Tuesday, October 26, 2010 10:59 PM
    Wednesday, October 13, 2010 3:44 PM

All replies

  • Hello chelfish,

    When your Dell starts up, do you see a blue bar with www.dell.com in white letters at the top of the screen for two seconds?


    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, October 26, 2010 10:59 PM
    Wednesday, October 13, 2010 3:44 PM
  • No reply from the Original Poster.

    Issue is assumed to be resolved.


    Darin MS
    Tuesday, October 26, 2010 10:56 PM