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valpal44

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im doing a clean install of windows xp home edition but dont know what i did with my product key...what can i do ?
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If your XP was registered and validated through Microsoft you can just call them and they will have your authenticated OS and can give you a new validation code.
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what do you mean? sorry im so frusterated
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When you first installed your XP you would have had to activate and validate it and register it with Microsoft either through phone or internet. When you do that Microsoft then says that number is unique to your system and name.
If you call them they can get you a new number to activate and validate the new install.
While installing it will ask for your key and if you don't have it you will have 30 days to input it or call Microsoft.
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ok so i just call them and tell them i did a clean install of my windows xp but i dont know the product key ? do you know the number by chance? sorry..
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When it ask you to validate it should give you the number to call then.
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it wants me to enter my product key but i dont have it...
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