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Invalid electronic serial number

by Fareid / June 17, 2006 5:07 AM PDT

whats this?how can i delete/remove it,no reboot either?

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More information required
by MarkFlax Forum moderator / June 17, 2006 5:29 AM PDT

Where is it?

Where is it displayed?

Are you trying to authenticate a Windows XP installation?

Or are you trying to get Windows Updates?


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Ivalid electronic serial number
by Fareid / June 18, 2006 6:41 PM PDT

2.On desktop

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Re: unexpected message at boot.
by Kees Bakker / June 18, 2006 7:30 PM PDT
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Invalid electronic serial number
by Fareid / June 19, 2006 1:59 PM PDT

Thanks Kees,You are 100% RIGHT.


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Is it the registration key for WINXP?
by DarCLew2 / June 17, 2006 8:32 AM PDT

Mine came on my package, others have it listd on the side of the computer (home edition) and if a Pro, you find it in the middle of the three folded case that WINXP Pro came in. You may have misread some of the key
and it is telling you it is invalid. Some items can throw you like B or 8, o or 0 (zero), l or 1 (one). Easy to misread as you can see, put in the wrong one and INVALID!! Darrell Lewis

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Ivalid electromic serial number
by Fareid / June 18, 2006 6:50 PM PDT

No,not reg.key for WINXP Pro.

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by Papa Echo / June 19, 2006 12:49 AM PDT

I note that you are new here. Firstly, Welcome to the Community.

Now, please provide more detailed information for us to work on.
? What were you trying to do - install a program, run a program, making changes....?

? When did you get the message - ? You clicked at ''Start'' and it appeared at the Desktop - just like that ?

? Is that the full message ? If not, please provide the full and complete message. Did the message appeared in a ''Window'' - if so, what is the title of the window ? Any signs, e.g. an exclaimation mark, a white cross, a red cross...?

? At your initial post, what do you mean by ''no reboot either'' ?

? Tell us something about your computer. Make and model, specifications, and what you do about viruses and parasites.

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