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Virtual PC won't accept Windows XP Pro Product Key

Q: Virtual PC won't accept Windows XP Pro Product Key

I'm installing a new Virtual-PC using my local CD ROM to run my Microsoft Windows XP Pro install disk. The Install disk get to the very end and asks for the Product Key. It claims the key is invalid. Has anyone else had this issue?

Best Regards

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Hi, got a message yesterday on my windows 8.1 laptop saying my windows is expiring in a couple of weeks and I need to put in a product key to renew it. So I found my product key and put i tin and it won't work? It says it can't be accepted and to use another one?

It was originally a windows 8 but I did the update to make it an 8.1.

Anyone able to help?

Thanks.

A:Windows 8.1 expiring but won't accept product key?

Hello Curcelli, and welcome to Eight Forums.

You might see if you may be able to activate by phone instead.

Hope this helps,
Shawn

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system crashed got it back with Dell support can not upgrade to w8.1
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HP DX2450 Microtower. This system comes with HP branded Windows XP install disk and a restore disk(among others). I wanted to perform a repair install on XP. Inserted the HP restore disk, system reported it sees a valid restore disk and ask for the Windows install disk. I put in the HP Windows XP disk, when it got to "install Windows" , I chose "repair an existing XP installation". When it finished installing, it ask for the product ID. I looked on the CD, in the i386 folder/unattend.txt, bottom line is the product ID. When I put in this key, it tells me it's not a valid key. Now I'm stuck. How can this not be a valid ID when it's on the same disk used to install Windows, and what can I do now?

A:Win XP will not accept product key

Often the product key is on a stick attached to the computer.

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Hi, I just got a ton of new parts in my pc (everything is new except the PSU, the HDD, and the video card). I upgraded to a 64-bit system, and bought a Windows XP x64 retail from my local Staples. Everything installed fine, until I got to the part where you define your locale, keyboard type, enter product key, etc. The part after setup has copied all of the files to the disk, its just finishing the installation. So when it asked for the product key I entered the one from the booklet that came in the box. It said: "The Product Id you entered is not valid.". So I typed it again, carefully checking each box to make sure I didn't enter it incorrectly. Then I pressed Next, and still the same error message. So I checked online and I saw a forum post on another website where someone had about the same problem, that said that the solution is to start the xp install disk again, go to the recovery console and execute the dskpart command. I did so, then proceeded to try reinstalling again, got to the same point and still the product key didn't work. I read somewhere that the product key and the product ID are two different things (from my understanding, one is the numbers that you use to prove you have genuine copy of windows and the other is the installations ID, that really has nothing to do with installing). The window specifically tells me to enter my product key, but the error says the product ID I entered is invalid. I can't afford to buy another key (I heard that Micros... Read more

A:[SOLVED] Fresh install of XP, won't accept product key.

It is easy to mistake a 6 for a G . . a 8 for a B . . I would go back and double check that the letters/numbers are being typed acurately.

Unless someone mess with the package, it would be almost impossible for the key not to match the install type.

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Getting blue screen with boot up errors when I switch on my PC File:\EFI\Microsoft\Boot\BCD Error Code; 0xc0000034. I am trying to get support online from HP but I get no further that the screen to input the serial and\or product keys. It just comes back with an error saying that product does not exist even though I am typing them directly from a photograph I took of the black bar coded label on my PC which shows the Serial No,  Product No and model (HP Pav 23-q105na). My PC is only in warranty for another 25 days and I need to talk to someone from HP. Help

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I installed Windows 10 on VirtualBox on my Mac. When installing I entered the Product Key that I got when I purchased Windows 10. Now I am planning to use the same key elsewhere. Should I do something before I delete the virtual Windows 10 from VirtualBox? Thank you.

A:Product Key and virtual machine

Nothing that will really help. You can remove the product key from the local machine but that won't change anything already stored on Microsoft activation servers.

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Hi 
I have Windows 8.1 and have been offered a free upgrade to Win 10, 
I would much rather upgrade using a virtual box because the last time I upgraded I had a lot of driver issues, 
I have git bash and WAMP configured just the way I like it and I'd rather not upset everything if I can help it.
The problem is how do I create a Win 10 virtual box using an iso without being able to access a product key?
Kind regards, 
Michael Thomas

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I am trying to set up a new XP Pro install on a Virtual Machine. I am running VirtualBox 3.1.4.

I have tried 3-4 new installs with various CD's (OEM, OEM SP3, Dell Recovery CD Sp2, etc).

Here is what is happening. I successfully installed an XP Pro version using the Dell RE-install CD but I am having problems activating it. I don't want to use the Volume license that is associated with it as I have 3 valid keys of my own.
This is the info for the Dell install:
Product ID 76487-OEM-0011903-00102
Product Key ??
I want to know if it is possible to use one of my legitimately purchased COA's to activate this install since it is the only one that has seemed to work.

I created a few other machines using an OEM SP3 disk, an OEM SP2 and OEM 1 disk and none of these would accept any of the 4 genuine COA's that I have. (I don't have the original OEM CD's that came with the COA's). When I try to input the product key I get this error message "The CD Key you entered is not valid"

It doesn't make sense that the install is not taking these keys unless they are somehow tied to the specific OEM disk.

Is there any way that I can use any of these 4 COA's that are valid?
Can I alter the Dell install, change the product ID and Product key?

I really appreciate any suggestions here. I don't know why I am having this difficulty now as I thought I had done installs like this before with no problem.
 

A:Problems installing XP Pro on Virtual Box - Product Key not acepted (tried multi key

tankman1989 said:


I am trying to set up a new XP Pro install on a Virtual Machine. I am running VirtualBox 3.1.4.

I have tried 3-4 new installs with various CD's (OEM, OEM SP3, Dell Recovery CD Sp2, etc).

Here is what is happening. I successfully installed an XP Pro version using the Dell RE-install CD but I am having problems activating it. I don't want to use the Volume license that is associated with it as I have 3 valid keys of my own.
This is the info for the Dell install:
Product ID 76487-OEM-0011903-00102
Product Key ??
I want to know if it is possible to use one of my legitimately purchased COA's to activate this install since it is the only one that has seemed to work.

I created a few other machines using an OEM SP3 disk, an OEM SP2 and OEM 1 disk and none of these would accept any of the 4 genuine COA's that I have. (I don't have the original OEM CD's that came with the COA's). When I try to input the product key I get this error message "The CD Key you entered is not valid"

It doesn't make sense that the install is not taking these keys unless they are somehow tied to the specific OEM disk.

Is there any way that I can use any of these 4 COA's that are valid?
Can I alter the Dell install, change the product ID and Product key?

I really appreciate any suggestions here. I don't know why I am having this difficulty now as I thought I had done installs like this before with no problem.Click... Read more

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Audio jack from laptop only accept the first device introduced and if i want to exchange headphones with speakers the speakers dont work,but if i restart and insert the speakers work very good,please tell me how to solve the problem 

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Has Microsoft changed something in the latest April Windows Updates?
I create a default Windows 8 Enterprise VL image on my laptop in audit mode as I have always done previously.  Nothing has changed from my side.
When I install the image via WDS, everything installs fine.
When I use my WIM file to install via USB, it now comes up with:
The product key entered does not match any of the Windows images available for installation. Enter a different product key.
right after selecting the install language.
I have checked EI.cfg and it is normal:
[EditionID]
Enterprise
[Channel]
Volume
[VL]
1
I then tried adding PID.TXT with my Enterprise KMS key and, rather than error it then prompts me for a product key.
Surely using the VL install media it should never ask for a product key.  It never has before. (And I've never had to before)
I prepped the image as normal using:
C:\Windows\System32\Sysprep\Sysprep /generalize /oobe /shutdown /unattend:C:\Windows\win8unattend.xml
Any ideas?  I can't but help thinking something has changed in the latest batch of Windows Updates.  It's quite frustrating as not all my machines are capable of PXE, so I have to use USB.
The reason I think it is a recent change, is if I do a default install and DO NOT do any Windows Updates, it all works fine.  Only when I install the latest WU does it start doing this.

A:[NEW] The product key entered does not match any of the Windows images available for installation. Enter a different product key.

OK, So I've fixed it now, but I will still like to know WHY this has changed.

If i do this to my WIM, it then installs from USB:

imagex /flags "Enterprise" /info c:\temp\WIM\ME\install.wim "Win8Office2013Enterprise-x86" "Win8Office2013Enterprise-x86"

I wonder because I use the WDS capture image if this has somehow changed recently.
Very annoying, but now at least I can install my custom image :)

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I have recently bought Windows 7 Ultimate (64 bit) version and when trying to activate the product key post installation of the same. am getting a error that product key is blocked by Microsoft. Can any one help please ?
Below is the log from the MGAD tool 
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Diagnostic Report (1.9.0027.0):
-----------------------------------------
Windows Validation Data-->

Validation Code: 0
Cached Online Validation Code: N/A, hr = 0xc004f012
Windows Product Key: *****-*****-Q2689-2C82G-GMRW8
Windows Product Key Hash: Lj5nwNsdaALlAQIdzGCMT8Pzv/w=
Windows Product ID: 00426-070-1693196-86529
Windows Product ID Type: 5
Windows License Type: Retail
Windows OS version: 6.1.7601.2.00010100.1.0.001
ID: {55142440-ABD1-4BB0-A4A3-DA87EAD87620}(1)
Is Admin: Yes
TestCab: 0x0
LegitcheckControl ActiveX: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Product Name: Windows 7 Ultimate
Architecture: 0x00000009
Build lab: 7601.win7sp1_ldr.170913-0600
TTS Error: 
Validation Diagnostic: 
Resolution Status: N/A

Vista WgaER Data-->
ThreatID(s): N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Version: N/A, hr = 0x80070002

Windows XP Notifications Data-->
Cached Result: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
File Exists: No
Version: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
WgaTray.exe Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
WgaLogon.dll Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002

OGA Notifications Data-->
Cached Result: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Version: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
OGAExec.... Read more

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My c: drive stopped working, so I installed a new drive, copied a lot of files from back up, and I think merged some Registries. I had my old Virtual XP machines working, complete with their programs installed. Then I did "one more thing" to the
Registry and crashed the newly installed Windows 7 and had to start over. This time I decided I didn't want to add a lot of garbage from my backup and old Registries, so I just copied needed files. However, now I can't get Virtual XP to work. I've run the
system check file, and it says my system can handle virtual machines. I've checked Windows Features, and it has a check mark for Virtual PC. When I install Windows XP (WindowsXPMode_en-us.exe), it completes the install, but, when I click to open it with Finish,
it says it can't.  When I try to install Virtual PC from Microsoft's current installation page (Windows6.1-KB958559-x64-RefreshPkg.msu), it says it isn't compatible with my version of Windows.  I found the original Virtual PC file from backup
(Windows6.1-KB958559-x64.msu), and it says it's already installed.  The Windows Virtual PC folder says it's empty.  When I click a previous machine that opened before, it tells me there is no configuration file.
I have Windows 10 on my AUSU Windows tablet and purchased Windows 8 for my laptop, so I am not just trying to get out of upgrades here!  :)  I have a flatbed scanner that won't run on any system higher than Windows XP, and I ha... Read more

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I am making a recovery disk for my dell latitude E6440 laptop and began the process to make a Windows 7 professional DVD.  However, the Product Key I found on the computer only has 20 characters and on the Windows download site I received an error,
saying I needed 25 characters.
Not sure where I go from here.  Dell said the Windows 7 professional Product ID was correct.

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So short story, I work at a college tech site that fixes student and faculty computers. A foreign exchange student from Japan with a Sony Vaio (most likely from Japan as well) managed to get a virus on his computer and he was blocked off our network. Our policy is that we wipe and reinstall the OS to ensure that the virus is gone. However, we didn't have any Windows 7 Home Prem media CDs so I downloaded a Win7 Home Prem 32bit iso off of MSDN and burnt it to disk. However, when entering the product key given on the bottom of the laptop(and I've checked 3 times now to make sure it's correct), I get a:

"Product key does not match the current Windows SKU" error.

Why is this happening? Do I need a certain burnt iso (from Sony in Japan?) because of the laptop's foreign origins or is something else causing the problem here?

A:Product Key Does Not Match Current Windows SKU (Foreign product key?)

Yes, you need a Japanese iso, they have regional editions.

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Hey guys

Could anybody give me some advice on something? I feel like a complete idiot.

I am just starting an MCDST course as a student (and single parent :-) for XP and currently have Windows 7 64bit on the desktop I'm using.

Tried to download MS Virtual PC from 2 different MS sites (one public (1), and one through the MS Academic Alliance (2) from my college)

1)The files from the public site were blocked by my windows security settings...probably a really basic thing BUT in "security I'm not sure which check-boxes etc. were relevant. The desktop I'm using seems to have been delivered last summer with these security settings set to high because other software I've tried to download for my kid is also blocked. Called Dell support but don't have the ?70 fee for their "solution".

2)The files obtained through the Academic Alliance had some "compatibility" issue and could be downloaded but not opened.

So I went down a different route and installed Virtual Box, then tried to download XP from the Academic Alliance...I'm downloading from a dongle so problems there as well.

All in all I seem to be failing to do even the most basic thing which is get XP on my Windows 7 so I can start my course. The fact that I can't even manage that makes me think I'm probably too stupid to even be attempting this

Thanks.

A:Virtual PC/Virtual Box and Windows 7 security issues.

Just got a wee bit further: managed to download an ISO of XP to use with Virtual Box but now but now Windows security won't let me download the burning software in order to burn the XP iso to disk.

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Hello. I need to install a Windows 7 Virtual Machine on my Windows 7 OS. I have a few questions to ask in this regard,

1. How much RAM should I allocate to the Virtual machine considering I have 4 GB of RAM?
My Specs are i3 4005U 1.7GHz. 4GB RAM, Windows 7 SP1 64 bit(dell laptop)
2. Are there any working guides/video out there that can help me in this regard? I have searched alot but they are either old/ or have unreliable comments.
3. From where can I get an ISO? That can work well. And also does it during the installation process, ask for a product key if i have downloaded it off from somewhere?

thanks alot! It's an emergency. I appreciate your time and once again thank you very much!
 

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problem is when I was buy a dell laptop that have come with preloaded os (windows 8 )I have available product id but product key not available. now my head drive damaged. Now how to load window 8 OS use previous product key.


How to now my product key using product id :00326-10000-00000-AA870

One time I was replace motherboard on that  laptop on warrienty periode. that time they give me a window product key with seal pack. now when I will go to load window 8 useing that product key my laptop has not accepet that product key

pls solve inform me how to load os on my laptop

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Hi
i have windows 7 product id how to convert this to product key ? I am already format this laptop, but i keep only the Product ID. any way to convert Product
ID to Product Key?
 
My Product Id like this : 00000-OEM-0000000-00000
my lap top details : Dell Inspiron, 3rd Gen

Adv thanks for help...

A:i have windows 7 product id how to convert this to product key ?

Tijosfx
As far as I know there is no way to "convert" it.  That would make it way too easy for the illegal use of them.Wanikiya and Dyami--Team Zigzag

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I will not question whether this is legal or illegal. This comes from Microsoft:
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;Q328874

For non-corporate users there is this from my own experience: I have on occasion run into three or four customers who attempted what is known as casual piracy by installing his XP onto a second machine. I have had to get only one customer out of this mess (about two years ago or longer) but the workaround was easy. (By the time his grace period was up, he had installed many programs and didn't want to be forced to do it again.) We called Microsoft, gave them a credit card number and they worked us through some steps that fixed the problem.

We then rebooted and was asked for a valid key.

I do not remember the steps as it was quite some time back and I saw no reason to keep notes on it.

Microsoft asked no questions about why he attempted piracy. I think they are just happy to get the money.
 

A:How to change Windows XP Product key and Product ID.

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I have Hyper-v running on Dell Precision T3600 with Windows 8 OS.  I am trying to start a VM (called Windows8VM) to install Windows 8 in the hyper-v virtual machine, but I keep getting the following message:
"Windows8VM" failed to start.
Failed to start the virtual machine "Windows8VM" because one of the Hyper-V components is not running.
"Windows8VM" failed to start.  (Virtual machine ID D670D3BB-9AE2-0453D-9191-EA6EFC242A9C)
The Virtual Machine Management Services failed to start the virtual machine "Windows8VM" because one of the Hyper-V components is not running.
I have turned the hyper-v feature on in the "Turn Windows feature on or off.  The BIOS has virtualization enable.  Help!!! driving me nuts for a week now.
Nick :(

A:Windows 8 Hyper-V - Virtual Machine Management Service failed to start the virtual machine

Finally got it to work.  Our admin lock down the devices that could be installed on the computer.  It turned out that one of the vm devices was not allowed to be installed.  Thank community.
nick

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I created a Windows To Go flash drive using 64-bit Windows 8.1. It boots and works perfectly except that I cannot activate it with the license key I got when I paid for Windows 8 last summer (I bought the digital download, ordered the
optional disc, and carefully recorded the license key Microsoft e-mailed me). 
I noticed that the "build" of the Windows To Go flash drive states "Windows 8 PRO," not Windows 8 or 8.1. Did I screw up and not install the right version of Windows to the drive? Is Windows To Go only for the PRO version of Windows 8
and not the regular version? I only worked on this as an experiment to see if I could boot Windows 8 on our work PC's (which are sadly still running XP), and I am so close! Where did I go wrong?

A:Created a working Windows To Go flashdrive but it won't accept my paid-for Windows 8 license key

Windows to Go is only available with Windows 8/8.1 Enterprise editions.Carey Frisch

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My daughter has asked me to look at her HP Laptop. She gave me the password but when I try to type it in it does not work. I've made sure that I don't have the CAPS lock on or that I misspelled the password (which I didn't in either case)

What can I do to fix this problem. I've looked at some password reset programs but am confused by them. Thanks in advance for any and all help.

A:Windows 7 Won't accept Password

My daughter has asked me to look at her HP Laptop.Hi JazzMahn -First, double check if your daughter has given you the correct password.Next, can you start in safe mode at all (requires no password usually)Finally, why has she asked you to "look" at the computer (are there problems)Thank You -

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Hi ,

My specs: CPU I3 ( x64 based processor )

RAM 4GB

hard drive : 500

i was running windows 8.1 professional x64 bit and i decided to downgrade to windows 7

so i installed windows 7 ultimate x32 bit but found that it only shows 2.86 RAM so,

i tried to install the windows 7 ultimate x64 and it just stop in the middle of installation !

i tried several editions of windows x64 bit but they all fails

im using bootable DVD to install , and i want to install the x64 version or any other way to upgrade from 32 to 64 without new installation .

A:My labtop won't accept windows 7 x64 bit only 32 bit !

You must boot the DVD and do a Clean Install, formatting before installing. You can't install from a booted 32 bit Windows system.

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This mourning trying to start a computer window7 home won't accept password says not valid is the same password always used went to safe mode no help How can I get in to this computer help help help. Tried new keyboard nope nums or caps not locked

A:Windows 7 won't accept password

Hello Terrasafe, and welcome to Seven Forums.

This may be able to help.

User Account - Reset Password in Windows 7

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2 days ago I upgraded my laptop from Vista to Windows 8, I didn't have the router network password handy so I skipped that. I set up a new Microsoft account because I didn't have one and I was able to use the laptop for a while. After shutting down for the night I was unable to get back in (it wouldn't accept my password). I reset the password and verified that the new password worked by signing into my MS account on another computer. I connected the laptop to my router with a cable but it still would not accept my MS password. Many hours later, I did manage to get in and thought the problem was resolved.

Today: still connected by cable, laptop won't accept the MS password.

If I ever get back in I'll set it up so that I don't need to go through an MS account but I need to get in first.

Any suggestions?

Just posted this and tried again and suddenly I can get in - very confusing

A:Windows 8 won't accept my password

Check your keyboard setting. I had set Canadian keyboard, then when you type @, it becomes " (but I didn't know because screen show only dots), that's why Windows 8 didn't accept my password.

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Just bought a new laptop Install seemed to be going well until I entered the wrong password for Wireless Network Chose to do a recovery to try to solve that issue. Upon restarting, my password was no longer accepted, although the password hint was still there. Not sure if the problem has to do with the fact that I performed a recovery, or because I somehow entered the wrong password twice during initial setup, or perhaps there's a finite number of password attempts that Windows 7 allows before it locks you out, because I've tried about 200 versions of my password Can anyone help?

A:Windows 7 won't accept my password

Hello Jazzi, and welcome to Seven Forums.

You can use METHOD THREE in the tutorial below to reset your user account password.

Reset User Account Password - Vista Forums

Hope this helps,
Shawn

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Hey guys! I recently heard about a program called ClockGen from the makers of CPUID. Basically, it lets you overclock the FSB from Windows, and, since CPUFSB won't work on my motherboard, I thought this was my chance to get into overclocking.

Well, I installed it, ran it, got my Athlon XP 2100 up to 2Ghz with no major tweaking. Needless to say, I was thrilled. So, I decided to go into the BIOS and make this a hard overclock so that I wouldnt have to run ClockGen at each boot to get my well-earned overclock . But, upon booting Windows with my FSB at 154 just like ClockGen did, all I saw was a quick flash of blue (think BSOD) and then a reboot. I even lowered the FSB to 140 and it did the same thing.

Does anyone know why Windows would accept a software overclock but not a BIOS overclock?

Thanks!
 

A:Windows won't accept overclock

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I have a Dell laptop, it runs Windows XP Home Edition and came loaded with Word for windows. For some strange reason I cannot reset the paper orientation from landscape to portrait, change the fonts or change the margins. It just goes right back to the previous settings. It also gives me an error message when I try to change the orientation. It says "Increasing the right margin causes the last column to become too narrow in some sections having unevenly spaced columns". I have tried to change the default but get the above message no matter what I do. I am only trying to print a letter and it has no columns in it. I have used Word for a number of years on other computers and never encountered this problem.
 

A:Word for Windows won't accept new formats

Hi,
Your Word template "normal.dot" may be causing the trouble. To see if this is what is causing your trouble:

--Close Word
--Do a search for "normal.dot" (without parenthesis). It is usually located in both C:\Documents and Settings\Administrator\Application Data\Microsoft\Templates and C:\Documents and Settings\User Name\Application Data\Microsoft\Templates.
--Delete all instances of "normal.dot." It will be recreated when Word is opened again. If you are not comfortable with deleting it make a copy of it before deleting and put in a safe place.
--Open Word and check

Hopefully this is all that is causing your problem. The template can become "corrupted" over time.

Good luck,
Georgia
 

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Hey guys , this isssue is one I have been struggling to fix . It happened 6 months ago when I was surfing the net and suddenly the laptop is disconnected from wifi . I tried to fix it in every possible way by researching online (using my phone) . Well , since none of it worked I took the liberty of going to a local comp. store to get it fixed and it did work . But just yesterday the very same happened while I was downloading games . I'm open to any kind of suggestion so if u guys have any , feel free to speak .Thank you

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I partitioned my hard drive today and split it into two, one containing Windows Vista and the new partition containing Windows 7. I booted up the Windows 7 partition for the first time and the colors were all weird, and it appeared to be a graphics card problem. I decided to update the drivers, and got the most recent ones. I installed the drivers and rebooted and everything, but it was still the same weird color. It's a problem with my graphics card, because when I go to Device Manager, it has a yellow triangle by the graphics card, and when clicked upon the properties, it gives Code 43 "Windows has stopped this device because it has reported problems." I have no idea what to do, and I hope someone on here does. Thanks for the help.

My computer:
-Nvidia Gefore 8800 GTX
-Intel Core 2 Duo E6600 @ 2.4 GHz
 

A:Windows 7 won't accept graphics card

The graphics card may not be able to run Windows 7 as the Windows Aero interface needs DX10 or DX11 to operate correctly
 

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Moved and cannot open windows with correct password. How can I correct?

A:Windows will not accept correct password

Sorry but we can not help you with passwords. You'll need to try and remember it.

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Hi,
I have an Acer Aspire laptop (which hasn't been used for a while ) , every time I try to log in it will not accept my password and after 3 attempts disables the laptop. I have tried F8 and attempted to go back to last working configuration which didn't work , safe mode (again asked for password which didn't work) . I cannot change to administrator it guest to open the system and I don't have a reset disk , therefore now I'm completely stuck .
Any help out there ?

A:Windows Vista won't accept password

From TSF RULES

You may not ask for assistance with any deemed illegal activities such as but NOT restricted to the following::

* software pirating
* hacking
* password cracking
* keystroke recording software
* assistance with accessing copyrighted software programs
* Leeching on private or public WiFi/Broadband connections
We will also not offer advice, assistance or instruction with regard to any of the above activities, illegal or otherwise.

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I have a Canon BJC 620. I know it is old, but way back when I bought it , it was very expensive and still works fine.
My problem is: I just reformatted a computer with Windows 2000, (Had Windows ME originally), and now I can't install the printer because it says it is for Windows 95 only, yet I had no problems with it on ME. I went to Canon site and they have no driivers for 2000. Do I have to get a different printer, or is there a solution to my problem?
 

A:Windows 2000 won't accept my old printer

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Hello,

So here is my problem, I have a Macbook and I used Bootcamp to put on Windows XP x64 Edition. Then my hard drive crashed and I had to reload all my software and everything, but when I started to put Windows back on my Computer, this is the same disk and product key i used on my last hard drive, Windows wouldn't accept the key for XP. I was wondering am I just screwed in that i need to buy another version of Windows, or can i get this key to work. Help would be greatly appreciated.
 

A:Solved: Windows Won't Accept My Installation Key

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hello,

I have had w7 installed for about 2 weeks with no prob. This morning I briefly used my tablet pc (hp 2730p) for about 30 min. I put it to sleep to take my gf to work and when I got back about 40 min later i tried to log on and it wouldn't accept my password.

At first, I thought it was just not accepting my password but, at random, I deliberately input incorrect passcodes and nothing happened. It basically resets the cursor and gives me the option to reset password.

So I booted in SM and changed the password and nothing happened, I tried to remove it and nothing happened, it's as if the screen just won't leave or something.

Please don't redirect me to usual tuts about this, because it's clear to me that this isn't an ordinary problem seeing as in how I have tried just about everything to reset/remove my password.

Please help, thanks.

A:windows 7 login won't accept ANY password

Welcome!

Have you tried a Repair Install? Hopefully that will help.

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Hi,
I have an Acer Aspire laptop (which hasn't been used for a while ) , every time I try to log in it will not accept my password and after 3 attempts disables the laptop. I have tried F8 and attempted to go back to last working configuration which didn't work , safe mode (again asked for password which didn't work) . I cannot change to administrator it guest to open the system and I don't have a reset disk , therefore now I'm completely stuck .
Any help out there ?

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We will also not offer advice, assistance or instruction with regard to any of the above activities, illegal or otherwise.

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This is probably a crazy question - but here goes.
I have a machine with Windows 7 64 bit - the hard drive has gone. However i do have a full back up with ( Drive Image XML ) I also have a hard drive with XP professional loaded. My question is will the Xp accept the Windows 7 back up ?. Unfortunately I don't have access to a Windows 7 installation cd

A:[SOLVED] Windows XP accept windows 7 (64bit) Back up

This is probably a crazy question - but here goes.
I have a machine with Windows 7 64 bit - the hard drive has gone. However i do have a full back up with ( Drive Image XML ) I also have a hard drive with XP professional loaded. My question is will the Xp accept the Windows 7 back up ?. Unfortunately I don't have access to a Windows 7 installation cd

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I wanna dual boot Windows 8 Consumer Preview with my existing OS, Windows 7 Home Premium. I have created the necessary partitions and also created the bootable pendrive from the ISO downloaded.

When I begin the installation, everything goes fine until the Product Key screen comes up. I have tried 'NF32V-Q9P3W-7DR7Y-JGWRW-JFCK8' and 'DNJXJ-7XBW8-2378T-X22TX-BKG7J' but I get an error message saying 'We couldn't verify the product key. Check the installation media'
When I enter a random product key like '00000-00000-00000-00000-00000' it gives a message saying that the product key is wrong, but when I enter the correct product key I get the error message which I have put in bold statements above.

What shall I do? Please help.

Regards,
Abhishek Sharma

A:Windows 8 Product Key Error: "We couldn't verify the product key"

Hello Abhishek, and welcome to Seven Forums.

The latest version of Windows 8 is currently the Release Preview. You might consider installing it instead.

http://www.eightforums.com/tutorials/3997-windows-8-release-preview-download.html

Hope this may help,
Shawn

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I have an exaggerated goodbye wav file (on exit windows) that I have been using for over 10 years with many WinXP computers.(recorded Sept. 01 2001)
I am a very late adopter and just sprung for a HP Z1 workstation with Win7 pro.
The only real problem I had with Win7 was getting my Microsoft trackball explorer to work but was solved using a macros command.(this device will not work with Win8 so I won't be going there any time soon)
I am very computer literate and within a week I had a pretty good handle on Win7 .
I am able to change any of the sound associations as I had with WinXP except using my goodbye file with "Exit Windows".
It will not preview and when I click apply no sound at shutdown.
I can put any of the themes exit sounds into exit windows and they work.
I can put any other wav file into exit windows and it works.
I have the goodbye file stored in the C:\windows\media folder.
The file will play with the WMP any time I open it.
I have renamed the file everything under the sun(Exit Windows.wav, Windows Shutdown.wav etc. with and without the space between words.)
I have changed the attributes and permissions to every possible combination.
The file is not "locked".
I even tried in safe mode but it made no difference.
I have attached the file to this post.(its as safe as safe can be)
It might be trivial to some but it means a lot to me.
I originally recorded this for my deceased mother and when I hear it sort of reminds me of her.
If there is anythin... Read more

A:Exit Windows sound will not accept my wav file

Not really sure why that one doesn't work but I altered the bit rate and it does now. Someone else may know the reasoning behind it though, but the one below know works for me

Goodbuy090101_converted.wav

Danny

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Hello

On a windows 2008 R2, I have installed IIS and have added Default FTP Site. But even using administrator user cannot login to FTP.

Please help.
Thanks in advance.
 

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What messages does the FTP client return?
 

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Hello there-- what a way to start the day --and thank you in advance.

Like the title says: Windows 7, won't accept a password I set to it for my HP 620, though with a special character; which goes for Kar?s1990 --that's the password. Password that used to work flawlessly in weeks I have had it in use though until today after coming back from my morning routine, to boot the system, to find out every time I try to write "?" to complete the password properly, it instead adds another black dot to the input field in which case the form ends like: Kar'as1990 instead.

The keyboard isn't Spanish though configured, to international English, so to give me the special character without a problem. To throw as well, I had some virus attack yesterday; but swept them immediately. Nevertheless, I don't know if that have something to do with the keyboard no properly writing the a with the accent I'm seeking it to input. And for my surprise, not to my enjoyment; hence today is college's second quarter starts, yet here am I, with important files to deliver in there. Such a beautiful day.

Any idea how do I resolve this? UuU.

A:Windows 7 won't accept password with special characters

Stb,
Welcome to SevenForums.

Use following to choose a restore point prior to the appearance of the problem.

RESTORE TO A PREVIOUS SYSTEM RESTORE POINT
1) WIN | type SYSTEM RESTORE | ENTER | NEXT
| Choose a different restore point radio button | NEXT
2) Show more restore pointscheckbox (lower left)
3) Highlight the desired restore point
4) Scan for affected programs(lower right)make a note of affected programs
5) CLOSE | NEXT | FINISH


WIN = key with the wavy Microsoft flag on top.

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I have installed a Acer 4406EU CRW USB External drive
WDS ME sees this device as plug & play but will not accept
the Driver UsbStorME.inf that is supplied by Acer. The device is shown in device mgr as CD Rom [ same as other internal CD Rom]. I believe it should be listed as a Usb storage device,but don't know how to get Wds ME to change
the location or use the correct driver.
Can anyone help Me? Thanks
 

A:Windows ME fails to accept driver from floppy

I am not familiar with Acer but they have a CD-ROM/CD-RW Device Driver for USB (v107.exe - 98/ME/2000 USB driver) available on their site: http://www.acercm.com/drivers/storage_drivers.html
 

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Hi, sometimes while doing something like browsing the web or just playing games, then i try to open a website and it wont connect as if i have no internet.

But i can still continue to stay on Teamspeak 3 and talk to people but if i disconnect from teamspeak i cant re join it.

i can connect to a website on my out of country dedicated server via IP address and it loads fine.


anything that is already connected stays connected like online games and such. but if i try and open a website or login to another game or program it wont allow and act as if i have no internet.

windows 7 64 bit home premium


plz halp!

thnx

A:Windows 7 Wont accept new internet connections.

Sounds like a browser problem. Try doing an AV scan and also scan using Malwarebytes Anti-malware first though.

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Hi,

I just installed two 180 Gig hard drives on my system. Windows XP Pro is not allowing the second drive to be installed. The error in properties is saying that it is already installed. (Basically the computer thinks its the same drive instead of a second)

The rest of the system is as follows:
AMD 2700+ XP Processor
2 - 180 Gig Maxtor Hard Drives
MSI K7N2 Delta2 Motherboard
1 gig DDR 333 Memory
Lite-on DVD Burner
Lite-on DVD Drive
400 Watt Power Supply
ATI 128 DDR Video

It is a fresh install of Windows XP Pro.

Thanks in Advance

Carl
 

A:Windows XP Pro will not accept 2 180 GIG HD thinks alreadt installed

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