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Do I have to use my real name and address? I would feel kind of observed.
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Originally Posted by 12Honk34 View Post
Do I have to use my real name and address? I would feel kind of observed.
their is no real point. just simply activate, you are not forced to register.

everyone is mixing up their terminology.

Activation provides full use of windows operating systems. THIS IS A MUST

Registration provides windows with your personal information that you supply for who knows what. THIS IS OPTIONAL

XP is going onto 10 years old, I would maybe consider registering win7, but skip xp. just activate.
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Originally Posted by Greensystemsgo View Post
their is no real point. just simply activate, you are not forced to register.

everyone is mixing up their terminology.

Activation provides full use of windows operating systems. THIS IS A MUST

Registration provides windows with your personal information that you supply for who knows what. THIS IS OPTIONAL

XP is going onto 10 years old, I would maybe consider registering win7, but skip xp. just activate.
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