Not genuine version of XP Pro

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irene - Feb 7, 2010 at 11:01 AM
 Blocked Profile - Feb 8, 2010 at 02:33 AM
Hello,
I am a senior citizen with minimal tech knowledge. Two years ago my PC crashed. A friend took it to someone who told me that I needed a new harddrive. He installed it and installed XP Pro. It turns out it is not genuine.I had Xp home before the crash, and Microsoft had sent me a new disk, but I never used it, since the tech installed Pro. He never returned my recovery disks, plus the harddrive was no longer the original. There are things I cannot do, because my version of XP Pro cannot be validated. How can I replace the Pro by the Home version? I have a certificate of authenticity for the Home edition on the side of my PC.
Please, I need instructions for dummies!! Thank you for any help you might be willing to give me.
Irene
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Feb 8, 2010 at 02:33 AM
Dear Sir,

Please get the problem solved through the below instructions:

https://ccm.net/faq/1634-running-a-pirated-version-of-windows-how-to-make-it-legal

Thank you.
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