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Old 11-15-2004, 12:24 AM   #1
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I have a comp that me and my dad use. I like to play around and expirment with it, So I have to reinstall windows pretty often. I've done it about 6 or 7 times now, and activated it every time! I thought you can only activate it 3 times, but it keeps working. anyone know why?
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Old 11-15-2004, 01:16 AM   #2
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You can activate it on 1 computer
Your using the same computer so you can reinstall it till the computer breaks. One day Ill have to read about transfer rights.
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yeah I think it's okay because it knows you're reformatting.
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i called microsoft cuz i had a problem activating and the guy said you can only reactivate 5 times, and after that you have to pay for relicensing or something like that
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Oooo maybe Im wrong then-That sucks
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Old 11-15-2004, 01:46 AM   #6
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or get volume he he

thats what im gonna do. but heck Ive got 15 copies of server 2003 so Im set!
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Old 11-15-2004, 01:46 PM   #7
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volume?
anyway yeh I thought it would only do it three times or so. how could microsoft know if it's on the same comp or not?
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