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Trying To Repair/upgrade With Xp Pro

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#1 gocorakurslf


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Posted 27 April 2008 - 12:28 PM

My husband gave me his old dell inspiron e1705 that came with xp media center on it. Dell has its own factory settings ghost install on it so I started from scratch. I was attacked by a worm recently and some system files were corrupted. I have no disk for the computer, dell does not give them or my husband lost it. I have our xp pro disk from work that I was only hoping to run a repair install and restore damaged system files but of course it wants to upgrade. It tells me invalid key and it's already partially installed pro on there and I cannot get out of it.

I don't know, please help. I've been looking through keys and key gens and all these registry and deactivation tools which are no help to my currently unavailable system

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#2 garmanma


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Posted 27 April 2008 - 01:40 PM

At the bottom of this page:
Dell support
You will find a link to request replacement CD's. Takes a little over a week. Mine was free. You might still need to go to your specific model's download page for certain drivers
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