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    HELP!!!!
    My kid ripped off the product key sticker off the front of my PC a while back and made the last 5 numbers of my product key unreadable. is there any way to recover this data or am i screwed? I've just installed a new Hard drive also as the old one kept getting registry errors and now i need to activate windows.

    Sunday, October 14, 2007 1:52 PM

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  •  ghunteruk wrote:

     

    HELP!!!!
    My kid ripped off the product key sticker off the front of my PC a while back and made the last 5 numbers of my product key unreadable. is there any way to recover this data or am i screwed? I've just installed a new Hard drive also as the old one kept getting registry errors and now i need to activate windows.

     

    If your computer is still operational:

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

    If your computer is not operational:

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


     

    Sunday, October 14, 2007 9:24 PM
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  • i purchased my genuine windows XP SP2 . I lost my purchase bill in which my CD key was given. Now i tryed to install my genuine windows XP SP2 on my PC. But ,since i lost my CD key ,i am unable to run my copy of windows. So please take a serious note of this and reply me with a Duplicate CD key from Microsoft to activate my CD.Help!!!!!!!!! 

    Thursday, February 7, 2008 4:02 PM
  • How to Replace Lost, Broken, or Missing Microsoft Software or Hardware: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/326246/en-us  

    Thursday, February 7, 2008 4:57 PM
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  • You can use special software to recover your Windows key. Most of them support some versions of Windows and some other Microsoft products. Also there is a products like "Recover Keys" ( http://recover-keys.com/ ) that support all Windows versions and 300+ of other major software packages.

    Wednesday, February 20, 2008 3:12 PM