Windows XP forum: windows Xp product key problems

by: Valygar November 29, 2012 1:12 PM PST

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windows Xp product key problems

by Valygar - 11/29/12 1:12 PM

I'm trying to repair a windows xp installation

The product key on the actual computer isn't working. I think that means that the version of Windows that is installed isn't the same one it came with. The version of windows that is seemingly different, the one I'm repairing with, it's product key isn't working either. (I checked it on the CD on another PC)

How do I go about repairing/doing a brand new install of windows when the product key found on the disc doesn't even work for said disc?

... All the codes I've tried should work. The Key found on the PC doesn't work, and the Key found on the disc I'm repairing with doesn't work either. I really don't get it at this point.......

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