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HP from 2002 recovered.

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by tezu, Nov 3, 2011.

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  1. tezu

    tezu Thread Starter

    Nov 2, 2011
    I have had to recover my old PC and it thinks it's brand new and wants to register by DIAL UP. I forgot about dial up.I've lost the leads and the socket doesn't work anymore as we have walk about phones. Oh how times have changed. Anyway, it won't update and when I try manually(Installing Windows XP service pack 1, 2 and 3) it says that the doesn't recognise the server.
    Is it anything to do with the fact that it hasn't registered? What can I do?
  2. flavallee

    flavallee Trusted Advisor

    May 12, 2002
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    What's the model name and model number of that HP?

    What's the product number on the sticker?

    Nine(9) years ago, HP was still providing a recovery CD kit with new computers, so I can pretty much assume that's what you used to revert it back to its original factory condition.

    Are you still using a 56K dial-up connection, or are you now using a high-speed connection?

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