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RE: Windows validation

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Old 12-12-2007
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RE: Windows validation
Hello..

I checked and mine is indeed genuine, alas, it is STILL saying it is NOT
via the validation tool, and the reason is, is because they, Microsoft, is
STILL 'seeing' my OLD Home Version and NOT my Pro version....

Now what!!?!??!

Thanks,
Persephone

"TaurArian [MVP]" wrote:

> Turn on Automatic Updates to make sure your system is being protected while
> you are looking into the problem.
> Visit the Microsoft "how to tell" website: - www.microsoft.com/howtotell
> or
> Two Ways to Find Out if your Copy of Windows is Genuine
> http://www.microsoft.com/resources/h...s/default.mspx
> The report explains why your system was unable to validate, and provides
> instructions for further follow-up.
>
> Genuine Windows FAQ
> http://www.microsoft.com/genuine/downloads/FAQ.aspx
>
>
>
> "mekon" wrote:
>
> > Why can't I calidare my winXP Por SP 1?Until recently I was getting the
> > Updates etc. Then my antspyware Beta.couldn;t be used .it expired 31 July.so
> > I went on th e MS website to Upgrade it ,Then I had to download a "validation
> > tool" It said there was a problem validating my PC.I have a genuine XP Pro
> > which I have been using for 3 years or so.There seems to be no way to even
> > contact this MS corporation,and at one stage it even said there was no longer
> > support for it! So how the heck do I get validated by the site,so that I am
> > not open to Hacking ,spyware etc. while on the net.I thouht Microsoft was
> > trying to gut out that. yet I can no longer get updates to use their
> > stuff,even though I have a genuine copy and had it registered over the phone
> > about 3 years ago,What do I have to do??? Can someone please tell me?Ihave
> > already put in my Product number etc,on the site.

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