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Changing XP key


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#1 mustardgas

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Posted 09 March 2009 - 04:45 PM

Okay, so the windows key im using isnt genuine. So when I try to change my key, I open the Windows Activation, I go to 'Yes, let's activate Windows over the internet now', it gets stuck on this screen:

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When I click 'Next', nothing happens. When I click 'Back', nothing happens.

So Then I have to reopen the Windows Activation to try to change it through 'Yes, I want to telephone a customer service representative to activate windows', and it just gets stuck on the next screen again:

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When I hit 'Change Product Key', nothing happens. When I click 'Remind Me Later', nothing happens. When I click 'Next', nothing happens.

Is there something Im doing wrong, or is this windows?...Again..
I'm running Windows XP Pro, SP3

Edited by mustardgas, 09 March 2009 - 04:49 PM.


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#2 garmanma

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Posted 09 March 2009 - 07:45 PM

so the windows key im using isnt genuine.


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Try this
http://www.microsoft.com/genuine/diag/

You will be walked through the troubleshooting process step by step. If your configuration settings are not correct, you will be provided with suggestions to resolve the problem. If your problem persists, you will be provided with information about where you can obtain additional assistance.


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Edited by garmanma, 09 March 2009 - 07:53 PM.

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