uninstalled firewall - reactivate windows??

  pookie 21:11 09 Oct 2006


just uninstalled zonealarm firewall and installed comodo firewall (free version). rebooted and message came up that major changes to pc so reacitivate. clicked on reactivate and it says that my copy of windows is not genuine and to purchase one. rubbish. i have had the pc a long time and formatted many times and xp has always installed and updated/activated ok. I have 3 days to activate but i am going away with work for 4 days.

what can i do??


  Jak_1 21:23 09 Oct 2006

Activate before you go away!

  Ashrich 21:23 09 Oct 2006

Phone them and explain the problem .....


  Stuartli 21:24 09 Oct 2006

Seems no obvious reason why you should be required to activate - otherwise the majority of us would be needing to do so several times a week...:-)

Try uninstalling the new firewall and then reinstalling it.

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