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Hahahha she didn't even ask what my problem was. She just mumbled some kind of dialect of english and I grunted a few times and she gave me the new activation number. LOL.
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Originally Posted by FlaKing
Hahahha she didn't even ask what my problem was. She just mumbled some kind of dialect of english and I grunted a few times and she gave me the new activation number. LOL.
Imagine how many times they get that phone call a week...
    
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Imagine how many times they get that phone call a week...
Can't argue with her reasoning.
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I wonder if you got the call centre up here in Saint John, they do product Activations here
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I've done so many reformatts lately I just call up say my Number real fast to the computer get on the line.
"How maney computtttters are joo.... "
0
"Tank U sir"
"Wat itsz ur reazon"
Reformatted
"Tank joo ser"
"I red ur 42 digit activattttion ED tu joo 6 didigettt at time, que?"
Read it straight through.
"OAKARy ser 5624654564564645645646546545646546456"
"Yo may now learft clerk nexxt, ten fenish"
Thanks


Lasts about 3 minutes, suprised they don't know me by name.
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I wonder if you got the call centre up here in Saint John, they do product Activations here
Nope, she sounded extremely middle eastern.

And the conversation above was basically how it went.
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I think ive literally called about a 100 times.. and the sad thing is NOT ONE was the same dielect
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post #18 of 20
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Originally Posted by 1c0n
yep it works trust me, i've done it a few times this year. buying new parts. didnt know a new video card constituted a new activation... yep now it does.. lame eh? next? new NIC? lol

if they had their way, im sure you'd need to do it any time you changed resolutions
Just adding my to this statment and that being changing from 2gb ram to 1gb ram or mix of that and removing a pata drive for storage purposes. Got the message that i have to re-register windows in 3 days i was mad when i saw that along with 1 of my memory sticks going bad and having to rma.
    
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This has happened to me before. I hate it and the whole process. BUT, it doesn't mean anything (in my experience). I have always been able to get it to verify the second or third day for some reason, lucky for that poor CD too.. I have a BFH look'n for some action.
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Originally Posted by Mr.N00bLaR
This has happened to me before. I hate it and the whole process. BUT, it doesn't mean anything (in my experience). I have always been able to get it to verify the second or third day for some reason, lucky for that poor CD too.. I have a BFH look'n for some action.
Hahaha I feel ya man. If my Abit motherboard wasn't going in a HTPC it would be Hamma' time.
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