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 Post subject: XP Pro key not working!
PostPosted: Wed Mar 28, 2012 6:30 pm 
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Just got a used T43 and the xp product key on the bottom doesn't work. Does that mean that it has expired?


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PostPosted: Wed Mar 28, 2012 7:05 pm 
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It means you are not using an OEM copy of Windows. The ThinkPad key will not work with Retail, Upgrade, Educational or anything other than OEM.

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PostPosted: Thu Mar 29, 2012 5:55 am 
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Neil wrote:
It means you are not using an OEM copy of Windows. The ThinkPad key will not work with Retail, Upgrade, Educational or anything other than OEM.

Thanks!


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