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I re-installed MS XP on a machine after a fatal HD crash. I

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I re-installed MS XP on a machine after a fatal HD crash.
I am now required to verify the product on-line or telephonically to get an unlock code.
This machine is at a remote spot and we do not have internet available.
The phone nrs supplied when prompted is not answered/does not exist
Please supply me with the correct phone number for South Africa
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Please provide the Machine ID to me.

Customer: replied 5 years ago.
Where do I get the machine ID nr
When you go to activate Windows, you should get an option, by Internet or by phone.

Go to by phone.

From there, you should get a window with an "Installation ID"

See "step 3" in the example below:

Customer: replied 5 years ago.

Will revert

Unit is at home

Okay. Just reply with the Installation ID and I will see if I can get you a reply code so you can activate Windows. Thank you.
Customer: replied 5 years ago.

Nr as follows:


There should be nine groups of numbers... You have listed 8.

I need the last group. Please double check the numbers.

Customer: replied 5 years ago.

Sorry - did miss one. Revised series as follows:


In "Step 4" for the Confirmation ID, type in the following:

032205 - 668571 - 792812 - 001056 - 422933 - 410812 - 419621

From there, click on Next and this should activate Windows XP.

Let me know if you need any further assistance.
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