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Two keys at bottom

I tried to upgrade my computer to Windows Vista Premium. I put in the disk that was given to me when i purchased the computer, now everything is erased and these two keys are at the bottom saying i have two days to enter product code unless all windows features will stop working. I have no product code nothing can you help?

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  • shorty07111 Jul 25, 2008

    Yes this is the original CD i see a GPN# and an HHPN#. The disk says Upgrade you windows Vista Experience. I looked on the back of my key board and there is a SN# Would that be it?

  • shorty07111 Jul 26, 2008

    Thanks alot i found it, i really appreciate this.


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Sounds like the disk you put in was a recovery disk. The key mentioned is the serial number for the windows version you were given. If this is the original CD, the key should be on the sleeve or there is a lable on the computer with the windows genuine sticker with the code on it.

Posted on Jul 25, 2008

  • Gary Luis
    Gary Luis Jul 25, 2008

    The key looks like this:

    It's usually found on the computer either in the back or on the side.


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