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I get to start up screen and it asked me to register windows!

I have had this laptop (model elitegroup a530 pc notebook) since 2002. No problems bar a power lead fault, nothing technical. Now when I get to start up screen it says the was a prblem reading the licence of windows xp and i need to activate it - after 6 yrs??

I phoned the microsft customer services but every time i tried adding the installtion key it said there was a fault with it - 3 times!

I want to avoid anyting that will wipe the data as i am a photographer and have 3 yrs worth of my work on there.

Please help!

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    Joseph Green May 11, 2010

    Was any new hareware installed? Motherboard, CPU? anything?

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