i jus bought a new motherboard and cpu and i used my cuzins windows xp home SP2 cd to reinstall my windows. and now it says i have 2 days to activate. wat happens if i dont activate it?
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9/5/06 at 10:14pm
Originally Posted by Wiz33
Did you click on the + sign and if so what other option comes up?
Originally Posted by dman22
It's not gonna let you activate the same key on two different machines. Only legal way to fix this is to buy another copy of Windows.. You could also uninstall your cousins Windows and call MS and explain what happened and they'll give you a new key.
However, your cousin will now be in the same boat you're currently in...