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XP Home Edition Retail (unauthorized key) RRS feed

  • Question

  • Hello,

    Usually, I activate Windows XP by calling 1-888-571-2048, but a few months ago I tried the Vista OEM activation number (it's usually quicker).  It didn't work, so later I tried to activate by the regular number. This time I got unauthorized product key (error).

    I contacted MSFT, they gave me a new product key. all fine and dandy until I tried it, and it said it was invalid (i must've written the one they said over the phone down wrong). so now ive tried contacting them again, and they want me to pay $59 for support.

    How can I fix this? I really need to activate XP Home Edition Retail SP2. I have the original key on the book thing, and the origlna SP2 CD. I don't want to pay $59 (at least not yet).

    Joseph
    Saturday, September 19, 2009 1:41 AM

Answers

  • No reply from original poster.

    Closing thread as Answered.

    Darin MS
    • Marked as answer by Darin Smith MS Wednesday, September 23, 2009 6:33 PM
    Wednesday, September 23, 2009 6:33 PM

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    Carey Frisch
    Saturday, September 19, 2009 2:54 AM
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  • No reply from original poster.

    Closing thread as Answered.

    Darin MS
    • Marked as answer by Darin Smith MS Wednesday, September 23, 2009 6:33 PM
    Wednesday, September 23, 2009 6:33 PM