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WINDOWS MCE 2005 OEM activation RRS feed

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  • hi, i had a Gateway PC came with XP MCE 2005. I required to re-install the OS for some maintaince/repair work, and everytime after OS installation - i required to activate the OS online. Further, I had done significant upgradation on the PC later and after booting - OS said, due to major hardware change, i require activation again online. while i click to activate - it says that i have already reach the limit, I am not able to activate it more!! I hv the original OEM CD with serial number. Let me knw if i can use this further and hw will i activate it?

    thnx. 

    Saturday, June 11, 2011 3:48 PM

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  • "Novteez" wrote in message news:84bb11eb-1ef0-4fc9-8550-565450528a3a...

    hi, i had a Gateway PC came with XP MCE 2005. I required to re-install the OS for some maintaince/repair work, and everytime after OS installation - i required to activate the OS online. Further, I had done significant upgradation on the PC later and after booting - OS said, due to major hardware change, i require activation again online. while i click to activate - it says that i have already reach the limit, I am not able to activate it more!! I hv the original OEM CD with serial number. Let me knw if i can use this further and hw will i activate it?

    thnx. 


    Use telephone activation.
    If it won't activate through the automated system, hang up and redial the number - this time do NOT respond when the ansafone asks which service you require. You will eventually be forwarded to a live operator who can assist.
     

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    Noel Paton | Nil Carborundum Illegitemi | CrashFixPC | The Three-toed Sloth
    • Marked as answer by Darin Smith MS Wednesday, June 15, 2011 10:23 PM
    Saturday, June 11, 2011 4:21 PM
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  • "Novteez" wrote in message news:84bb11eb-1ef0-4fc9-8550-565450528a3a...

    hi, i had a Gateway PC came with XP MCE 2005. I required to re-install the OS for some maintaince/repair work, and everytime after OS installation - i required to activate the OS online. Further, I had done significant upgradation on the PC later and after booting - OS said, due to major hardware change, i require activation again online. while i click to activate - it says that i have already reach the limit, I am not able to activate it more!! I hv the original OEM CD with serial number. Let me knw if i can use this further and hw will i activate it?

    thnx. 


    Use telephone activation.
    If it won't activate through the automated system, hang up and redial the number - this time do NOT respond when the ansafone asks which service you require. You will eventually be forwarded to a live operator who can assist.
     

    --


    Noel Paton | Nil Carborundum Illegitemi | CrashFixPC | The Three-toed Sloth
    • Marked as answer by Darin Smith MS Wednesday, June 15, 2011 10:23 PM
    Saturday, June 11, 2011 4:21 PM
    Moderator
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    Carey Frisch
    Sunday, June 12, 2011 12:38 AM
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    Darin MS
    Wednesday, June 15, 2011 10:23 PM