Hi, I am having a nightmare doing a repair on a windows xp machine. Thanks for all the help I have got so far.
I have yet another query. I have repaired a tiny machine which had crashed. Because the tiny back - up disc was blank, I used a friends windows xp upgrade cd, this has worked ok and windows is now finished set up but when i try to log on it says 'this copy of windows needs to be activated and gives me the option of internet which I am not online with that pc orringing a toll free number. Why, i have done restores and upgrades and never been asked this before???