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Stuck in a Windows Activation time warp


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emmkay2

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:) as a result of a problem w/an HP all-in-1-printer uninstall/re-install (2 to 3 x's, along w/it's stupid "automatic update" thingy :) ) after moving my PC from 1 room to another, i now receive the Windows Activation communique everytime i do a cold boot, and even sometimes when i do a warm boot. ;) (please!)keeping in mind that i am soooo not (at all!) a compy geek, how do i make the horrible, terrible MS monster 'voice' stop asking me to activate my copy of Windows? :)

i'm new here :) -- hello all you wonderful geeky/tufftechie people! :) -- looking so forward to being successfully helped w/this issue, as, unfortunately, i have several others i need help with. :) :)

TY'n U in advance!
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There's a limit to how many times you can re-install XP before having to phone them, as the internet activation option won't work when that limit is reached. Choose "telephone activation" and you'll see a phone number to ring. They'll give you a new activation code which you have to type in while they're actually reading it out to you.
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TY very much! that sounds like a painless fix. i will do that. :)
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