Unable to install Windows 98 / product key problem

  skidzy 17:26 25 Jan 2007

Hello forum

I while back i had problems with an old xpi laptop.
Now im just trying to get this going for my son,however the installation of windows 98 sailed through on a new formatted harddrive.

But,its stuck at entering the producy key stage.Basically it will not accept the key.This is a new windows disc with boot disk all came in sealed packaging.

Now i have bought this version of windows off Ebay from a reputable seller (waiting to hear back) and was wondering if i have bought a pirated version.I have never bought pirate software and have no intentions to do so at any time.

If there is a way around the product key,i would be grateful for any advice.

As usual,all advice and ideas would be greatly appreciated.

Thankyou all for taking time to respond and read this thread.

  Graham. 17:33 25 Jan 2007

I've emailed you. Not a word, mind :-)

  Kate B 18:07 25 Jan 2007

Are you absolutely sure you've entered the key correctly? It's easy to misread an l for a 1 and a 0 for an O.

  skidzy 18:14 25 Jan 2007

All sorted now Kate thankyou,have a replacment coming soon.
Yes i had entered the key correctly,5 times :-))

Thankyou both for the replies.

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