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Loggin problem Windows XP on Dell 4400

I purchased a used Dell 4400 @ a swap meet and am having a problem with the loggin on XP. It will not allow me to boot up from a legit XP CD i currently own. It loops back to the loggin window.

I is continually rrequesting that I register the current version of windows which seems to be incorrect. I attempted to type in the Key on the MS official logo on the PC but it did not work.

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  • Dennis H May 11, 2010

    You cannot use a DELL product key with a windows xp disk, you need to order a dell xp disk for your machine on the dell site. or use the key that came with the windows disk you are using

  • Ben Wabnick
    Ben Wabnick May 11, 2010

    The legit XP cd you have, is it the retail version of Windows XP or Dell's OEM version of Windows XP?

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Hi there if you hit the del key when booting up the computer this will bring you to the bios screen now just go to the boot section and make the first boot device the cd rom and the second device your hard drive save and exit and reboot with the xp disk in the cd rom . best regards mike

Posted on Feb 16, 2009

  • Michael Thomas
    Michael Thomas Feb 16, 2009

    hi there again i thought i would let you know i just 5 mninutes ago did the same thing with a dell dimension xp5t450 and it is reinstalling xp right now

  • Michael Thomas
    Michael Thomas Feb 16, 2009

    when it is asking you to register you should be able to click not at this time or remind me later and if you call the number it gives you use the info provided to get you through the rest ok

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