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Old 02-20-2008, 10:52 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Question how long is cd key good for?

hey, just wondering how long my xp home edition key is good for. like is there a certain amount of times u can put it in? that would be bad...


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Old 02-20-2008, 11:09 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Default Re: how long is cd key good for? way you're gonna get a "limited" amount is when you've reinstalled too many times, and it won't activate over the 'net...then you just have to call M$ and get them to activate it for you...
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Use can use it on the same machine as many times as you want. It will only activate 3 times on 3 different machines. You can only have it on 1 machine and activated at any given time. This is the legal way.
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Old 02-20-2008, 11:45 PM   #5 (permalink)
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From my knowledge, its good for along time, i been using the same Windows key for over 2 years. Still good and running.
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Old 02-21-2008, 06:29 AM   #6 (permalink)
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I believe the key is good only s long as Microsoft keeps their activation servers up and running or to many people crack the key which ever comes first...

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