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Ive LOST MY WINDOW XP PRODUCT KEY

Some one removed the sticker from my PC..and I lost my CD KEYS, my computer cant log into windows then m thinking of formatting it...but m stuck on the Product Key can some one please give me a CD key for my Computer

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  • Adriu Naiyaga Sep 19, 2008

    THE THING IS I CANT EVEN LOG INTO WINDOWS COZ IVE GOT A SYSTEM ERROR WHEN I BOOT MY COMPUTERS

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Try this link
http://www.nirsoft.net/utils/product_cd_key_viewer.html

then go to the Feedback paragraph clik on the

Download ProduKey

save it on your desktop unzip again on your desktop.Close Internet Explorer.Double clik on product key icon. You should have uour Xp's product key.

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Most likey no one will give you a key. You can try to boot into safe mode by hitting f8 when your computer is first turned on. You can then try to run this http://www.petri.co.il/quickly_retrieve_windows_cd_key.htm to get the CD key. You might have to burn the program to a CD then run it on the broken one.

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