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genuine window

by askkak / December 13, 2006 6:40 AM PST

i have a problem downloading stuff like internet exploer 7

does genuine mean all micorsoft window?


my computer is window xp home edition parckardbell, but after a crash a guy came along a fixed it. he uninstall everything and installed xp professtional

and how to install window xp home editon back?

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other thing
by askkak / December 13, 2006 6:46 AM PST
In reply to: genuine window

i am quit sure my computer is genuine window but my product key is lost(well half and i think the guy that fixed peered off) how do i get my product key back , the procduct key i get useing jennakeyfinder or somthing does not work it does my match the second half of my product key.


i be gratefull iuf you can help

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You were ripped off.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / December 13, 2006 6:57 AM PST
In reply to: other thing

Sadly as the next link shows there must but many running around making problems for people like you. Your OS and current CDKEY is pirated so there is no help for that except to install the XP Home you have proper.

To fix your XP Pro will cost hundreds of bucks. Using your XP Home that came with the PC is... free.

Read this link.
http://forums.cnet.com/5208-6142_102-0.html?forumID=5&threadID=222977&messageID=2345079

I'm always sorry to read posts like yours.

Bob

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Packard Bell
by phantazy / December 13, 2006 7:03 AM PST
In reply to: other thing

We have two of these at work. Ours have the option to create a restore disk from a concealed partition. You could check to see if this option is available on yours, it should be, unless your tech guy removed it. To find what the current key is use the'magic Jellybean keyfinder' or 'Belloc Advisor' download.
phantazy

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reinstall window
by askkak / December 14, 2006 5:40 AM PST
In reply to: Packard Bell

when i folowing the reinstall thing is there any chance the computer woundt boot up?

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Always.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / December 14, 2006 5:47 AM PST
In reply to: reinstall window

But if you follow the maker's notes about how to reinstall it should be fine.

Bob

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