My XP Pro Disk is corrupt.



Lord Storm
07-10-2005, 01:02 AM
I tried to reinstall XP from my CD a while back and it appears to have become
corrupted. I had to borrow my Fathers disk (which worked fine), I cant get
help as I dont know my ID key (used my Dads key oops), could easily give the
CD key as its on my Windows XP box. This is bizare as it has spent most of
its life in the box and is in mint condition.

Is there any way of getting a replacement disk without having to pay the
full price? I originally bought Windows XP Pro (student eddition) as I am no
longer a student this could be very expensive.

Bert Kinney
07-10-2005, 01:02 AM
Hi,

If it is not with the CD, look on documentation that came with the
system, or there is a good change it is stuck to the system box
itself. Look on the outside of the box. If this is a notebook, it is
most likely on the bottom.

--
Regards,
Bert Kinney MS-MVP Shell/User
http://dts-l.org/

Lord Storm wrote:
> I tried to reinstall XP from my CD a while back and it
> appears to have become corrupted. I had to borrow my
> Fathers disk (which worked fine), I cant get help as I
> dont know my ID key (used my Dads key oops), could easily
> give the CD key as its on my Windows XP box. This is
> bizare as it has spent most of its life in the box and is
> in mint condition.
>
> Is there any way of getting a replacement disk without
> having to pay the full price? I originally bought
> Windows XP Pro (student eddition) as I am no longer a
> student this could be very expensive.

Jupiter Jones [MVP]
07-10-2005, 01:02 AM
You could try contacting Microsoft:
http://support.microsoft.com/Default.aspx?kbid=326246
But you may have problems with the edition you have.
With some of those, the license to use ends when you are no longer a student
at that institution.

--
Jupiter Jones [MVP]
http://www3.telus.net/dandemar
In memory of our dear friend, MVP Alex Nichol
http://www.dts-l.org


"Lord Storm" <Lord Storm@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
news:83EA626D-BCAE-4412-89B6-04072C135789@microsoft.com...
>I tried to reinstall XP from my CD a while back and it appears to have
>become
> corrupted. I had to borrow my Fathers disk (which worked fine), I cant get
> help as I dont know my ID key (used my Dads key oops), could easily give
> the
> CD key as its on my Windows XP box. This is bizare as it has spent most
> of
> its life in the box and is in mint condition.
>
> Is there any way of getting a replacement disk without having to pay the
> full price? I originally bought Windows XP Pro (student eddition) as I am
> no
> longer a student this could be very expensive.


My XP Pro Disk is corrupt.