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Thread: Windows XP 64-bit CD Key
08-19-04, 12:16 AM #1
Windows XP 64-bit CD Key
I downloaded Win XP 64-bit from MS. During install it asked for CD KEy!!! What should I use?
08-19-04, 12:21 AM #2
Well every time I went to download it they asked for my CC so I dunno what to tell you. But I will try again to see what is up."When the rich wage war it's the poor who die." - LP
08-19-04, 12:25 AM #3
Oh wow I can finally download it. I am not sure about the CD key. I will have to burn a copy tomorrow and see if it will install."When the rich wage war it's the poor who die." - LP
08-19-04, 12:40 AM #4
I went to download it. I only need to give them my name and address and email. I used fake name and addr, but real email. Here's what I got in the email. I tried using that Order ID for CD KEy but it's 26 char, CD Key asks for 25. I tried dropping the last 5 and first D, still no work. I think I'm going to call MS. Anyone else have a solution?
Thank you for order. Please save this mail receipt for your records. If you have any questions regarding your registration, please reply to this e-mail.
Please be aware that there is no technical support for this product. You can visit http://support.microsoft.com/ for self service support options.
Order ID: DK81WDUABST48HF1SFBN2ABJJ5
Product: Windows XP Professional x64 Edition - Download
Download: URL Removed -- JigPu
Your download link will be sent in a separate email.
Order Total: US$0.00
Last edited by JigPu; 08-19-04 at 01:29 AM.
08-19-04, 01:28 AM #5
Did you recieve the other e-mail? When I downloaded their trial of Windows 2003, one of the emails contained the product key to use just below the download link. While they provide you with one in the email you have up there, the key may be in another one.
BTW: I realize you probably didn't mean anything by it (just a copy/paste of your e-mail), but Microsoft has you register for a reason, so I've removed the link to the ISO in your post.
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08-19-04, 08:15 AM #6If you choose to register to download the software, be aware that you will not receive the product CD. The downloadable product software is available in English only.
When you register to download the product software, Microsoft will send you an e-mail message with download instructions.
After you have completed the download registration process, you will receive an e-mail message with a link to the download page. On the download page, you will see a link to the Setup file and a Product Key for the software you wish to install. The file will be in ISO format and must be burned to a CD before you can install the software on your computer.
The download files are large (approximately 450 megabytes) so the download may take a considerable time to complete. Microsoft recommends only those with broadband, ADSL or other high-speed Internet connections attempt this download.
Windows XP Professional x64 Edition Customer Preview Program
08-19-04, 11:19 AM #7
im in the same boat i registered and got email with link dled the file burnt image to disc then booted into cd formated old drive and began installing....only with no cd key
i only got the one email i went and registered again with roomates name and got only one email again kinda torturous to give us the new build of windows xp x64 and not let us install it
Last edited by hawtrawkr; 08-19-04 at 02:48 PM.
08-19-04, 05:40 PM #8Originally Posted by hawtrawkr
08-19-04, 08:53 PM #9
Sorted through the CD and did NOT see a key."When the rich wage war it's the poor who die." - LP
08-19-04, 09:51 PM #10
- Join Date
- Jul 2004
Have you tried contacting MS Customer Service?
08-19-04, 10:18 PM #11Originally Posted by -=TriX=-
08-20-04, 09:59 AM #12
- Join Date
- Jul 2004
- Somerville, MA
i downloaded the software a while back and in the email they send me, it has the cd-key in it. mine's 420mbs instead of 490.
Order ID: 3D0H1DR4H67A8MFBCQBQL7U0M4
Product: Windows XP 64-Bit Edition for 64-Bit Extended Systems Download
PID: xxxxx-xxxxx-xxxxx-xxxxx-xxxxx (cd-key)
The estimated download times for Windows XP 64-Bit Edition for 64-Bit Extended
Systems (420 MB) are 16 hours 17 minutes @ 56k, 1 hour 28 minutes on DSL, and
37 minutes on T1.
08-20-04, 11:48 AM #13Originally Posted by alien dork
08-20-04, 05:23 PM #14
- Join Date
- Jun 2004
Hey Guys, after not recieveing my key when I downloaded Win64 Wednesday I replyed to the email like it said if you had a problem. Today I recieved this email:
Thank you for your recent order for the Windows XP Professional x64
Edition Download. We apologize for the confusion you may have
experienced regarding the product key requirement to activate the
download. Please use the following product key when installing the
We appreciate your patience and continued support of Microsoft Products.
Please do not hesitate to contact us if we can be of further assistance.
WinXP 64-Bit Edition Order Admin
So, jsut reply to the email stating you didnt recieve your product key and they will send one.
08-20-04, 06:41 PM #15
Hmmm........thanks for the heads up. I installed a secondary copy on my system but I am trying to track down a network driver before I can get online. Everything boots up as SP1 installed with all my hardware recognized. I was shocked."When the rich wage war it's the poor who die." - LP
08-20-04, 06:55 PM #16
Thanks! I just checked my email and I got the same email with CD KEY. I also replied to the original email on Wed. I guess I don't hate MS so much now. Win64 is installing as I type, woohoo......
08-20-04, 07:26 PM #17
08-21-04, 03:09 AM #18
yeah i received a key in email today as well and have os installed for some reason it wont let me download flash or use windows updater though
08-21-04, 10:35 AM #19Originally Posted by hawtrawkr
08-21-04, 12:32 PM #20
Originally Posted by hawtrawkr
- Join Date
- Jun 2004
But I still havent gotten it to work as of now...