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product key becomes invalid

I was using xp prof oem version and was genuine before  reinstall my pc. i reinstalled my pc with a  downloaded booting cd and entered the product key which i was using as genuine.but windows is not accepting my key  any more and says not valid. now i have the orginal windows product id and genuine key .how i can make my operating system genuine.

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Re: product key becomes invalid

The product key on the PC is only for a Dell OEM operating system disc.  Use of anything other than the Dell OEM disc will require a different product key.



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