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Windows XP Home Edition Product Key

By sami.zaryab ·
I have original CD Home Edition, but unfortunatly i have lost my Product key anywhere. please tell me.
awaiting for your reply.
thanks.

sami

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Contact Microsoft ...

by OldER Mycroft In reply to Windows XP Home Edition P ...

They will ask you to read the data from the central ring of the CD to prove it is an original disc.

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looking for product key for windows xp home edition

by keneilweb In reply to Contact Microsoft ...

i dont know

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product key for windows xp home edition

by keneilweb In reply to looking for product key f ...

i have original cd and product key but when i entered it say invalid

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Have you tried re-typing it a few times? ...

by OldER Mycroft In reply to product key for windows x ...

You may be making a typing mistake.

Particularly confusing are 'CAPITAL O' and 'ZERO 0'.

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You'll have more luck creating a brand new Question, rather than ...

by OldER Mycroft In reply to looking for product key f ...

Burying your request inside an old thread.

A little more information than "i don't know" might also help.

Or perhaps you were just making a comment?
Either way, I don't know.

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Check out these resources

by nepenthe0 In reply to Windows XP Home Edition P ...

Microsoft Knowledge Base bulletin:

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/810892/en-us

30 Apr'08 TR posting by Brian Posey:

http://tinyurl.com/4lzw45

You can determine the Product Key of a functioning installation by downloading the free SIW utility:

http://www.gtopala.com/

This excellent utility will tell you more about your computer than you ever wanted to know.

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Better...

by boxfiddler Moderator In reply to Check out these resources

though you posted the most relevant link last. Post it first, so that the OP doesn't have to wade through things s/he is not looking for. Post the others if you want to, but place them after the actual answer.

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Operating keys...

When you load on this operating system it will ask for the key(s), and since you do not have it, it will give you a phone number to contact. just phone up the number and ask the person on the other end, they will talk you through it.

Please post back if you have any more problems or questions.

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That is not correct

by tintoman In reply to Operating keys...

You do not get the option to telephone for a product key during the installation of windows, you only get that when you try to activate the product, you will not be able to install the software without a product key.
However if you are able to boot to windows now there are several pieces of software which will tell you the key, magic jellybean for one. http://magicaljellybean.com/keyfinder/

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Actually, you can install XP Without the Reg keys...

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