Re: OEM XP with no product key

Posted: 12-27-2008, 02:20 AM
maybe you have the time zone incorrect
"M.I.5" <no.one@no.where.NO_SPAM.co.uk> wrote in message
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> "Aaron Gray" <ang.usenet@gmail.com> wrote in message
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>> "M.I.5" <no.one@no.where.NO_SPAM.co.uk> wrote in message
>> news:494b5116$1_1@glkas0286.greenlnk.net...
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>>> "Caroline (shadoe)" <cmsmock@REMOVEcfl.rr.com> wrote in message
>>> news:evNIy2WYJHA.5108@TK2MSFTNGP05.phx.gbl...
>>>> google "magic jelly bean keyfinder" it will give you the key that is
>>>> embedded in your registry....works great and it's free and easy to use.
>>>>
>>>
>>> You probably know already how this turns out given that you are posting
>>> from the future.
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>> Time & Date look okay from here.
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> She posted on the 20th. Even your reply was posted on the 19th.
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>>>> "Shenan Stanley" <newshelper@gmail.com> wrote in message
>>>> news:eIr4oPWYJHA.684@TK2MSFTNGP04.phx.gbl...
>>>>> Aaron Gray wrote:
>>>>>> I have got a lap top that was bought from eBay with no product key
>>>>>> and the firm it was bought from no longer exists.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Is there any way that I can get the product key ?
>>>>>>
>>>>>> And is here any possiblity of getting a Windows XP OEM Disk for
>>>>>> reinstillation ?
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Many thanks in advance,
>>>>>
>>>>> Laptop - check the laptop for a sticker with the product key on it.
>>>>>
>>>>> You could run Belarc Advisor on the machine *if*it works - that would
>>>>> give you the product key that the current installation was done with -
>>>>> but that could be unreliable at best.
>>>>>
>>>>> As for getting media - friend, neighbor, etc. A generic OEM CD is
>>>>> what you need - matching the version of Windows XP the product key
>>>>> sticker on the laptop says you get.
>>>>>
>>>>> Someone could even get a retail/MSDN/Technet version of the CD and
>>>>> edit SETUPP.INI and burn a new copy that accepts OEM keys.
>>>>>
>>>>> --
>>>>> Shenan Stanley
>>>>> MS-MVP
>>>>> --
>>>>> How To Ask Questions The Smart Way
>>>>> http://www.catb.org/~esr/faqs/smart-questions.html
>>>>>
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Re: OEM XP with no product key
Posted: 12-27-2008, 02:20 AM
maybe you have the time zone incorrect
"M.I.5" <no.one@no.where.NO_SPAM.co.uk> wrote in message
news:494f424a$1_1@glkas0286.greenlnk.net...
>
> "Aaron Gray" <ang.usenet@gmail.com> wrote in message
> news:6r1agqFeur99U1@mid.individual.net...
>>
>> "M.I.5" <no.one@no.where.NO_SPAM.co.uk> wrote in message
>> news:494b5116$1_1@glkas0286.greenlnk.net...
>>>
>>> "Caroline (shadoe)" <cmsmock@REMOVEcfl.rr.com> wrote in message
>>> news:evNIy2WYJHA.5108@TK2MSFTNGP05.phx.gbl...
>>>> google "magic jelly bean keyfinder" it will give you the key that is
>>>> embedded in your registry....works great and it's free and easy to use.
>>>>
>>>
>>> You probably know already how this turns out given that you are posting
>>> from the future.
>>
>> Time & Date look okay from here.
>>
>
> She posted on the 20th. Even your reply was posted on the 19th.
>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> "Shenan Stanley" <newshelper@gmail.com> wrote in message
>>>> news:eIr4oPWYJHA.684@TK2MSFTNGP04.phx.gbl...
>>>>> Aaron Gray wrote:
>>>>>> I have got a lap top that was bought from eBay with no product key
>>>>>> and the firm it was bought from no longer exists.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Is there any way that I can get the product key ?
>>>>>>
>>>>>> And is here any possiblity of getting a Windows XP OEM Disk for
>>>>>> reinstillation ?
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Many thanks in advance,
>>>>>
>>>>> Laptop - check the laptop for a sticker with the product key on it.
>>>>>
>>>>> You could run Belarc Advisor on the machine *if*it works - that would
>>>>> give you the product key that the current installation was done with -
>>>>> but that could be unreliable at best.
>>>>>
>>>>> As for getting media - friend, neighbor, etc. A generic OEM CD is
>>>>> what you need - matching the version of Windows XP the product key
>>>>> sticker on the laptop says you get.
>>>>>
>>>>> Someone could even get a retail/MSDN/Technet version of the CD and
>>>>> edit SETUPP.INI and burn a new copy that accepts OEM keys.
>>>>>
>>>>> --
>>>>> Shenan Stanley
>>>>> MS-MVP
>>>>> --
>>>>> How To Ask Questions The Smart Way
>>>>> http://www.catb.org/~esr/faqs/smart-questions.html
>>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>
>>>
>>
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