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Reply Joe March 3, 2016 at 6:38 am Was prompted to re-activate my Windows Server 2003 after a software update that did "serious changes to the hardware" and so required to I tried to activate Windows XP Home and it didn't work. It also had a link to the Microsoft web site, supposedly for help (sic), where it steered you to a page to purchase Windows 7. Grrrr... http://pgexch.com/windows-xp/can-39-t-log-into-windows-xp-professional.html

Windows 8, well, Windows 8 is it's own long story. I've owned every version of Windows since. Working... I didn't reboot into Safe Mode, just plain old default regular Windows. http://www.tomshardware.com/answers/id-2529977/howto-activate-windows.html

Reactivate Windows Xp

Does the disc include SP3? I have disks for SP1, SP2 and SP3 which I purchased directly from Microsoft. Junior Amaral 462,231 views 4:09 How to disable windows genuine and activation [without any software] - Duration: 10:59. Reply Stu Mountjoy September 9, 2014 at 4:56 pm I once wondered why my Acer Windows XP CD installed (without WPA hassle) - then I found a file in c:\ called

I have a great dislike for any effort that encumbers me, a paying customer, for using software that I purchased. Monitor packed up and when I plugged keyboard & mouse direct into base unit they didn't work when i went into Windows (XP media Center Edition). The first thing I see when I log in is a blue screen with a message saying "This copy of Windows is being used on another computer". How To Activate Windows Xp After Expiration Maybe you did it that way, I'm not sure?

Click "Apply" and reboot the PC. 6 Run Windows activation Now Windows activation will run and the PC will become usable again. Cube Computer Channel 42,495 views 9:05 How to Bypass Windows Activation/Deactivation in less than 1 min - Duration: 6:42. 0x00FE 222,562 views 6:42 How to genuine your windows XP for free I could, of course, be wrong, but that's what it "feels" like.

This time it was me.

Attempts to get advice over the internet have provided no solutions. Windows Xp Activation Bypass Tried Dell and they cannot help. Loading... I digress, but let me finish.

Activating Windows Xp After April 2014

in the middle of the screen a window popped up that among other things read "You may be a victim of software counterfeiting. . . . Skip navigation Sign inSearch Loading... Reactivate Windows Xp I'm wondering if it was an eBay purchase, whether the product key accompanying it has since been blacklisted. Windows Xp Activation Crack But -- oh my gosh I can't believe I'm typing this -- if you decide to install XP and activate it after April 8, they're going to let you.

We all pretty much know the story, so what new and un-effin could we possibly discover from her Windows XP end of support in April: Three more questions answered ? this contact form Dank Compilations 162,679 views 4:41 How to activate Windows XP without a Genuine Product Key ( 100% WORKS ) - Duration: 3:56. Email addresses, phone numbers and such will be removed. OSG - OS GUY 697,933 views 10:59 How to Reset a Windows Password Through a Backdoor - Duration: 15:26. Windows Xp Activation Hack

Show more Language: English Content location: United States Restricted Mode: Off History Help Loading... at first. All told it was about 90 minutes wasted This was two days ago. have a peek here I'd loaned the machine to a friend for a while who'd recently returned it.

Working... How To Activate Windows Xp With Product Key That's right. Gee, thank you lord Microsoft.

Still don't know what was going on, but it's working.

I am working to recover an old computer which has had it's ethernet controller fail, as well as the internal wi-fi. Some commenters below have reported trouble getting IE8 to install without an Internet connection to download the updates that it wants (since you are in safe mode) and without SP3. Obtuse Memes 45,453 views 8:10 Loading more suggestions... How To Activate Windows Xp In Safe Mode Software ▼ Security and Virus Office Software PC Gaming See More...

So I bought new components to put in my old case. Email Reset Password Cancel Need to recover your Spiceworks IT Desktop password? The people who pirate are almost all in the business of computing. Check This Out Reply Greg Patrick June 19, 2012 at 6:18 pm Leo said he needs to use a different key.

REALLY??? And yet, left to my own devices I had the machine activated in about 10 minutes. Britec09 299,402 views 4:20 Windows XP Activation Horror II - Duration: 9:05. I rebooted the machine and then was able to run Windows activation.

Like everything at Microsoft these days they are completely out of touch with reality and sensibility. Sign in 129 39 Don't like this video? They were just fishing for answers. I don't have the key for the CD installation.

I swear, I will never buy another copy of Windows as long as I live. Again, this is the same code and DVD I got from Microsoft together. We closed the issue as "unresolved". I check my phone and find the number I called a few days earlier and ring them back.

Sign in to add this to Watch Later Add to Loading playlists... Time to go boot Windows 7 and likely steam some more. Conclusion This How-to is intended to assist in recovering a PC from a faulty repair install. Anyway, here's something that I've run into a few times now: After running a repair install using a Windows XP SP3 disc, after booting up and logging in, you're given the

Tempting as it is, anger rarely helps.) And I also have to point out that I totally get that remote debugging is incredibly difficult. For this reason, I had to go ahead and install SP2 and SP3 in order to access the internet and perform the activation. Regardless, Microsoft support should have known about this behavior, and there should have been a better solution offered other than "get a new CD". (Which, in hindsight, would not have solved the problem.) Don't even let Microsoft Security Essentials update on XP.

Andrews Roy 536,308 views 5:00 how to activate windows xp without a product key - Duration: 2:01. Thanks for the advice. Reply Keely May 20, 2012 at 7:19 pm Install Service Pack 3 in Safe Mode - download onto flash drive from another computer and then use flash drive on the computer Sign in to add this video to a playlist.