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Using illegel version of win xp

After booting my pc shows you are using illegel version of win xp

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  • Mike Waldron May 11, 2010

    Hi,

    you,ve got a counterfeit version of windows.

    Look at www.spotmau.com :)

    Mike @ compurepair.

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