1.    08 Mar 2008 #1
    Clint Guest

    Missing 2 digits on product key sticker


    I bought a retail of Windows Vista Ultimate from Newegg. Part of the product
    key sticker is ripped off and I'm missing the last 2 digits. I don't even
    know how to contact MS support because they ask for a PID and I can't find
    that on the box or anything. All I have is the disks, Certificate of
    Authenticity, and the product key with 2 missing digits. What do I do?
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  2.    08 Mar 2008 #2
    Mick Murphy Guest

    RE: Missing 2 digits on product key sticker


    Take it back to where you bought it, pronto!
    --
    Mick Murphy - Qld - Australia


    "Clint" wrote:

    > I bought a retail of Windows Vista Ultimate from Newegg. Part of the product
    > key sticker is ripped off and I'm missing the last 2 digits. I don't even
    > know how to contact MS support because they ask for a PID and I can't find
    > that on the box or anything. All I have is the disks, Certificate of
    > Authenticity, and the product key with 2 missing digits. What do I do?
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  3.    08 Mar 2008 #3
    Clint Guest

    RE: Missing 2 digits on product key sticker


    Well I got it online so it shipped to me, and Newegg doesn't take software
    returns.
    I did find the "Windows Vista Validation Issues" site
    (http://forums.microsoft.com/Genuine/...1004&SiteID=25)
    so I'll see what they say first.

    "Mick Murphy" wrote:

    > Take it back to where you bought it, pronto!
    > --
    > Mick Murphy - Qld - Australia
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  4.    08 Mar 2008 #4
    Mick Murphy Guest

    RE: Missing 2 digits on product key sticker


    http://support.microsoft.com/default...b/326246/en-gb

    Clint; the above is for lost, damaged, etc software.

    Hope it helps you.
    --
    Mick Murphy - Qld - Australia


    "Clint" wrote:

    > Well I got it online so it shipped to me, and Newegg doesn't take software
    > returns.
    > I did find the "Windows Vista Validation Issues" site
    > (http://forums.microsoft.com/Genuine/...1004&SiteID=25)
    > so I'll see what they say first.
    >
    > "Mick Murphy" wrote:
    >

    > > Take it back to where you bought it, pronto!
    > > --
    > > Mick Murphy - Qld - Australia
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  5.    08 Mar 2008 #5
    Rick Rogers Guest

    Re: Missing 2 digits on product key sticker


    Hi,

    Contact Newegg and tell them the package is damaged and that you did not
    recieve a full Product key. They need to replace it. If they do not, then
    contact your credit card company and have the payment withheld.

    --
    Best of Luck,

    Rick Rogers, aka "Nutcase" - Microsoft MVP
    http://mvp.support.microsoft.com/
    Windows help - www.rickrogers.org
    My thoughts http://rick-mvp.blogspot.com

    "Clint" <Clint@xxxxxx> wrote in message
    news:1D184696-0BF6-4920-BED2-6B1DEE1FD3DE@xxxxxx

    > Well I got it online so it shipped to me, and Newegg doesn't take software
    > returns.
    > I did find the "Windows Vista Validation Issues" site
    > (http://forums.microsoft.com/Genuine/...1004&SiteID=25)
    > so I'll see what they say first.
    >
    > "Mick Murphy" wrote:
    >

    >> Take it back to where you bought it, pronto!
    >> --
    >> Mick Murphy - Qld - Australia
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  6.    17 Apr 2008 #6
    johnsonnn Guest

    RE: Missing 2 digits on product key sticker



    --
    you have to do guess the last 2 alfa-numeric digit of you Windows Vista
    Product key
    or you have to obtain an other Windows Vista Product Key in replace of you
    current Product Key,;
    thanks
    or E-mail me
    "Clint" wrote:

    > I bought a retail of Windows Vista Ultimate from Newegg. Part of the product
    > key sticker is ripped off and I'm missing the last 2 digits. I don't even
    > know how to contact MS support because they ask for a PID and I can't find
    > that on the box or anything. All I have is the disks, Certificate of
    > Authenticity, and the product key with 2 missing digits. What do I do?
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  7.    17 Apr 2008 #7
    DevilsPGD Guest

    Re: Missing 2 digits on product key sticker


    In message <2753D21E-E181-4C46-B044-61CB8EF3D741@xxxxxx>
    johnsonnn <johncityny@xxxxxx> wrote:

    >you have to do guess the last 2 alfa-numeric digit of you Windows Vista
    >Product key
    >or you have to obtain an other Windows Vista Product Key in replace of you
    >current Product Key,;
    >thanks
    >or E-mail me
    How would emailing you help?
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  8.    17 Apr 2008 #8
    AJR Guest

    Re: Missing 2 digits on product key sticker


    What to do? Of course you did contact Newegg?

    "johnsonnn" <johncityny@xxxxxx> wrote in message
    news:2753D21E-E181-4C46-B044-61CB8EF3D741@xxxxxx

    >
    > --
    > you have to do guess the last 2 alfa-numeric digit of you Windows Vista
    > Product key
    > or you have to obtain an other Windows Vista Product Key in replace of you
    > current Product Key,;
    > thanks
    > or E-mail me
    > "Clint" wrote:
    >

    >> I bought a retail of Windows Vista Ultimate from Newegg. Part of the
    >> product
    >> key sticker is ripped off and I'm missing the last 2 digits. I don't even
    >> know how to contact MS support because they ask for a PID and I can't
    >> find
    >> that on the box or anything. All I have is the disks, Certificate of
    >> Authenticity, and the product key with 2 missing digits. What do I do?

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  9.    20 May 2008 #9
    johnnn Guest

    RE: Missing 2 digits on product key sticker


    hee is the alternative product key "BRP6M-RC9CJ-VWDRK-KP2C2-9QFGW"
    --
    i wanna give you best possible solution of your Windows troubleshootings /
    operating system problems, Dear, my E-Mail address is johncityny@xxxxxx,
    you can feel free to e-mail me any time,


    "johnsonnn" wrote:

    >
    > --
    > you have to do guess the last 2 alfa-numeric digit of you Windows Vista
    > Product key
    > or you have to obtain an other Windows Vista Product Key in replace of you
    > current Product Key,;
    > thanks
    > or E-mail me
    > "Clint" wrote:
    >

    > > I bought a retail of Windows Vista Ultimate from Newegg. Part of the product
    > > key sticker is ripped off and I'm missing the last 2 digits. I don't even
    > > know how to contact MS support because they ask for a PID and I can't find
    > > that on the box or anything. All I have is the disks, Certificate of
    > > Authenticity, and the product key with 2 missing digits. What do I do?
      My System SpecsSystem Spec


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