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XP Pro keeps prompting to activation after it has already been don

Postby VG9kZA » Wed, 27 Jul 2005 14:50:01 GMT

I have a somewhat new install of XP Pro.  The hardware has not changed, but 
the trial period has expired, forcing activation.  I called customer service 
and went through the automated system, but XP continously prompts me with an 
activation message.  When I click "Yes" to complete the activation process 
again, I get a box stating Windows is already activated.

Help!

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Now, I am totally locked out of windows.  When I boot, I get an activation 
prompt, but I click the link to activate and windows just reboots and wont 
let me activate it.  This is a continuous cycle and I am totally locked out 
of windows.

How do I get back to the activation screen so I can get the installation ID 
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representative that was of no help at all.  He transfered me to customer 
service who told me they could transfer me to tech support for a $35 fee or 
they could transfer me back to activation department.  So I went back to the 
activation department who again transfered me to customer service.  Now I am 
stuck in a loop with them as well as my computer.  Whats the deal?  Is there 
anyway to get my PC working again?  Wanting to charge me $35 to talk to a 
tech is ridiculous.  I am trying to activate thier product and use it 
leagally.  I can see why so many people use pirated windows software that 
bypasses the activation.  I am ready to scream...  I spent hours trying to 
get the computer to work and then almost 2 hours on the phone with MS.

Can anyone help me?

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