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XP Failure, Product Key Problem

Something went wrong with my version of XP on one of my hard drives. It boots up asks if I want to start windows normally, then just crashes. Thus, I tried XP on my other hard drive. It boots up then asks me to activate it. I lost my product key, and cannot re-activate it. I cannot load any key-finder programs because I cannot access windows. I am completely clueless as to how to re-activate. I don't believe it's a pirated copy, but it won't let me activate.

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Did you try

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Hmm....

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Perhaps I'll try that, as far as I know my copy is genuine, I didn't personally pirate it, but it may very well have been. If it is, do you perhaps have any more suggestions?

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Not sure what that means

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You said; "It boots up asks if I want to start windows normally".

Where does it ask that? Have you tried to boot up into Safe Mode?

Mark

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Load Screen

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It does not enter windows but the computer starts, as soon as the windows load screen pops up, I get a blue screen of death. Essentially it's right before the load screen is supposed to pop up. I tried running it with safe mode, normally, with command prompt, networking, everything. Doesn't seem to work. Perhaps I just need to re-install windows, I just hope my hard-drives aren't harmed or something.

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What make and model computer is this?

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When you posted it stated...

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Rick

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