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#1 cakesunlimited

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Posted 27 May 2007 - 11:23 AM

Hi
Someone custom built our PC and used a version of XP from our laptop. We have now been told that the 'unlicenced' version used on the pc is corrupt.
I have now been told by another person that I can obtain a download from Microsoft to install a licensed version.
Does anyone know anything about this and how do I go about it.
Thanks for any help
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Posted 27 May 2007 - 01:30 PM

Here is the link so you can enter your product key from the old installation and get another license. I note though, it's not free.

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Posted 27 May 2007 - 02:06 PM

Here is the link so you can enter your product key from the old installation and get another license. I note though, it's not free.

Thank you so much for the link.
I knew it wouldn't be free and am quite happy to pay whatever to get my computer working correctly.
I have been to the link and entered the code but after I press submit I go to a page which has nothing on it except a Back button.

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Posted 27 May 2007 - 02:26 PM

If those are the current prices, you'd be better off buying a new disc. I've used these people before with no complaints:
Vio Software
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Posted 27 May 2007 - 02:29 PM

Hmm.. i think your best bet at this point would be to just by another copy of windows XP pro, it's cheaper than getting another lisence and you'll have the disk too so you can use it again. Heres the link for that.

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Posted 27 May 2007 - 02:44 PM

Thanks for all your help.
I actually have a new full version on CD which I bought from a guy in the UK for another computer. Someone had just told
me that i could download it cheaper but obviously not as I only paid 80pounds for it. I will just get another copy from the same
guy
Thanks again for your help
Gaynor




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