Certificate of Authority for CD software

  honda5 00:51 19 Apr 2004
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Recently purchased a windows XP CD from Ebay ,a legitimate (Dell) unregistered , wrapped CD but with no 25 digit Certificate of Authority (COA) so unable to install.
Seller won't answer e-mail but before reporting to Ebay would like to know how I
1) can find the COA
2) insatll
Les

  GANDALF <|:-)> 00:55 19 Apr 2004

A company that I consult for has just upgrade dall their dells. This involved dumping loads of XP disks. None of them had the COA as they were stuck on the base units. I would suggest that you have be sold a pup. the wording of the Ebay advert is very important and you need to read it carefully...did he advertise an XP disk or a disk and COA. In any case I would nail him pronto.

G

  GANDALF <|:-)> 00:58 19 Apr 2004

ps...I have 30 of the disks and am using them, one by one, as drink mats in my office. (the company uses 2000 so they dump the disks)


G

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