What is the App that finds the registration number

  pj123 15:15 13 Apr 06
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A friend has just emailed me with a problem.

He has a computer preloaded with Win XP, No CDs.

He says since switching to Broadband and registering for MS updates he keeps getting a message "i signed up for automatic updates,now windows is asking me to register windows ,i have 27 days to do so."

He says he doesn't have a registration code. I am sure he must have one somewhere? I haven't been able to contact him yet to get more info as he is a "worker"

I have seen a couple of threads which gives a download of an application that will find all registration codes.

I don't have XP myself but Win 98SE and I do know my registration as it is on a sticker on the back of my computer and also on the CD cover that my Win 98SE CD is in.

  Eric half-a-bee 15:20 13 Apr 06

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  VoG II 15:24 13 Apr 06
  pj123 15:43 13 Apr 06

Thanks guys. Downloaded both.

Will give them a try on my computer.

Will call my friend tonight. Let you know how we do.

  pj123 11:57 14 Apr 06

That bit all done. Thanks. Now, is there a special MS site to activate XP and if so, the URL please, or phone number maybe?

  bremner 12:00 14 Apr 06

Start > All Programs > Accessories > System Tools > Activate Windows

  pj123 14:15 14 Apr 06

Thanks all. Have emailed him all that info and told him to ring me if he has a problem.

So far no phone call so assume everything is going to plan.

Will tick now and thanks again.

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