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Lost Product Key for Windows XP Service Pack 2 Installation cd

I have already installed Windows XP Service Pack 2 on my computer but installation was not finalized cos I misplaced the paper in which I wrote down the Product Key..is there a same Product Key for all Windows XP Service Pack 2 installation cds?

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The product key is on the folder in which the genuine software disk was shipped to the buyer. MS Service Packs do not change the key nor should they require you to reinstall the key.
You have a pirated version of XP software and even with a key it will not pass Microsoft validation. It will be quickly disabled by Microsoft and you'll be left with a black screen.
You need to get a valid copy of the software.

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No, its not the same product key for every CD.

For the retail version of Windows XP, every computer needs to have its own unique product key. Losing the product key before installing puts you in a tough position.

Trace your steps backwards to remember the last time you had the paper with the product key. Hopefully, you'll remember what you did with it!

Posted on Nov 13, 2009

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