OK, I finally made room in the office for a new machine and assembled the furniture for it, unpacked everything and plugged her in
Mr Window says, “Hello, Nice to meet you, BTW, is this a genuine copy of Microsift Windows XP? We want to be sure that you aren’t some kind of crook”
Seems like a poor way to start a relationship to me, by accusing your new customer of being a thief.
Anyway, they want me to plug in a 25 character number from my authentication banner stuck to the back of the PC.
Mine only has 14 charachters
and it won’t even accept those. it will display about every third digit.
The small local shop I bought it from is closed for the weekend. They have an excellent reputation here BTW.
The warrantee diagnostic service left me on hold for an hour and killed the comnection.
Anybody have a clue which way to turn? I tried the MS website.
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