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  • i lost my cd key
    itis original OEMs
    home edition , version
    2002.
    please hlp me
    i have registered it and activated it online before>times
    now i can't setup it..
    my Email   :  zecus84@hotmail.com

    Friday, December 7, 2007 7:48 PM

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  • If Windows XP came preinstalled on your computer by the manufacturer, look on the back, side, or the bottom of the computer for the Certificate of Authenticity (COA).

     

    What is a Certificate of Authenticity? http://www.microsoft.com/resources/howtotell/en/coa.mspx

     

    If the computer is still operational and you wish to find the Product Key currently in use:

    Retrieve your Windows XP CD key: http://www.belarc.com/free_download.html  

     

    How to Replace Lost, Broken, or Missing Microsoft Software or Hardware
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/326246/en-gb

    Friday, December 7, 2007 10:42 PM
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  • i have a none genuine copy of windows because i lost my cd of windows after i got my new hard drive and bought a bad comp but i still have my product key on the side of the comp from when i got the computer, where do i go to use that to validate it
    Saturday, December 8, 2007 2:04 PM