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Old 07-24-2006, 07:57 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Angry Installing xp same cd, 2 different pc's, now activation wont work!!!!!!!!!!!

I have installed an XP CD on one computer, then now, about 3-4 years later, i installed the same disk with same Key onto my Laptop, but it wants me to activate it, i can log on now, and then i called microsoft and entered my product ID, then it said, this has already been installed on another PC, and wont tell me, is there anyhting i can do so i can use Windows xp on another PC, without having to buy a new XP Pack??
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Old 07-24-2006, 08:36 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Yes,

you can buy another Licence Key from Microsoft for a nominal charge, around $10-$20 (I think). Here are some links for you to check out

http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/h...uy/addlic.mspx
http://www.microsoft.com/products/in...nt=22/reseller
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/814175/en-us

hope this Helps,

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Old 07-24-2006, 03:33 PM   #3 (permalink)
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cool.
good to know. =)
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Old 07-24-2006, 05:24 PM   #4 (permalink)
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ITS $180 DOLLARS FOR AN ADDITIONAL LICENSCE!!!!!!!!
NO WAY
Ill probably just calll up microsoft and tell them that im reinstalling it on the same computer, and its asking for the same code.
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