Xp Home Key

  Greengage 11:06 29 Dec 2006

I bought a notebook (with other family members) for my sister and installed all utilities before she received it. Keyfinder and Belarc advise me of the XP Key Registration number but this is totally different to that attached to the laptop. Does this mean I have "gained" a key!

  lisa02 11:15 29 Dec 2006

No it's the one used to mass install the operating system on all the notebooks and the one on the sticker is your license.

  Greengage 13:01 29 Dec 2006


  lisa02 19:42 29 Dec 2006

Neither will activate on another computer.

  Greengage 19:48 29 Dec 2006

But if I have to re-install Xp, does it matter which key is used?

  lisa02 19:59 29 Dec 2006

The one on the sticker.

  VoG II 20:02 29 Dec 2006

but it might be an idea to check click here

  Greengage 21:00 29 Dec 2006

Thanks again. VoG™ - your link is the one I used and which gives me a different key to that on the base of the Notebook.

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