can't make my windows xp genuine because of geographical location RRS feed

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  • hello, i have a problem. i asked a question about lost the product key and its solved and it found me my product key and i activated my windows but when i try to validate it through microsoft validate your windows it says

    "The product key used to activate Windows on your PC is not authorized for sale or use in the country or geographic area in which you are currently located. Not to worry, we can help you with that."

    sorry about the size of the text.

    i live in india and the product key im using was given to me by a friend from U.S.. Can i run my PC because its activated or i have to buy new windows? plz give me a way that doesn't include buying new windows because its very expensive

    Wednesday, September 12, 2012 8:34 AM