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Off Topic: Dont have winxp cd key RRS feed

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    I got a laptop form market with a windowsxp cd.

     

    i installed that cd on my pc but there windows require activation.

    but i dont have cd key.

    now what should i do?

     

    Help me out...................

    Monday, October 22, 2007 8:03 PM

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  • Hi there

    You are on the wrong forum for general windows questions. This forum is for OneCare.

    But as a quick - and off topic - reply to your question, if the WinXP CD is for the laptop you bought then you cannot install it on your PC. You need a separate, individual licence key for each installation of a Windows operating system which, comes with each legitimate copy of Windows.

    Sorry :-)

    Rosie2

    Monday, October 22, 2007 10:32 PM
  • Hi Shezy

    Sorry but if you are not using Windows Live OneCare then you are off topic, this forum is dedicated to Windows Live OneCare, you can look for help and an answer here http://www.microsoft.com/communities/newsgroups/list/en-us/default.aspx I will be moving this thread to the off topic forum

     

    chuck

     

    Monday, October 22, 2007 11:33 PM