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Hi, I received an error message that my computer may be a victim of Counterfeiting software. I have my Original Win XP Installation CD. When I try to validate, my computer gets stuck and It does not direct me to re-enter my product key. Where would I correct this, by re-entering my key? Thank you

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  • xeroxmgr Jan 05, 2009

    Thank you for your reponse. Do I just insert the CD and click on Repair? Will I lose any data on my harddrive by doing this?



    Thank you again!

  • xeroxmgr Jan 08, 2009

    I've added another question in response to your response, can you provide more detail. Upon reinstalling Windows, will I lose my data, or can I select Repair upon installation process?

  • xeroxmgr Jan 12, 2009

    Not understanding the post, is this the solution or a new post of someones experiencing the same problem. Please clarify.



    Thx

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I am a having victim of counterfeit windows..i want to remove the notice in my dektop..how can i remove it without installing a new set of windows OS?

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REINSTALL WINDOWS AGAIN! i know... its like annoying.

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After being prompt of a successful validation, Restart your Machine.

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