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purchased a WGA kit and doesn't work RRS feed

  • Question

  • I purchased a WGA kit. When I use the KeyUpdateTool to enter the new key, it says "new product key you are using to update has been priviouly used or is already in use".

     

    What now?

    Saturday, March 3, 2007 11:25 PM

Answers

  • GLC,

    The process of using the Key Updater Utility on a nongenuine computer is a one-time process.  If you use it more than once, it will return the error message you posted.

    In order to "re-genuine-ize" a given nongenuine installation of XP, you will have to use the genuine MS XP CDROM that has been shipped to you and run either a repair reinstallation or (preferred) a full clean installation.

    Saturday, March 3, 2007 11:31 PM