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October 8, 2004 3:43:08 PM

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hi friends
i've got a hp laptop and i got it with winxp preinstalled. i lost the winxp
cd which came along with the laptop. i have the product key at the back of
the laptop. but i cant install win xp when i give this key. says that this
key is invalid.
in the back side it is written as winxp professional 1-2cpu. xxxxx-001
how can i insatll windows xp again
thanxx in advance
bye

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Anonymous
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October 8, 2004 5:54:11 PM

Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.newusers (More info?)

In order to use the Windows XP Product Key that came with
your HP laptop, you'll have to use the HP Recovery CD
designed for your specific HP laptop computer. Contact HP
and order a Recovery CD replacement:

Obtaining HP Recovery CDs
http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?product=710...

--
Carey Frisch
Microsoft MVP
Windows XP - Shell/User

Be Smart! Protect Your PC!
http://www.microsoft.com/athome/security/protect/defaul...

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"joms" wrote:

| hi friends
| i've got a hp laptop and i got it with winxp preinstalled. i lost the winxp
| cd which came along with the laptop. i have the product key at the back of
| the laptop. but i cant install win xp when i give this key. says that this
| key is invalid.
| in the back side it is written as winxp professional 1-2cpu. xxxxx-001
| how can i insatll windows xp again
| thanxx in advance
| bye
!