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If there are any other ideas I would greatly appreciate it there's not really any way the computer could have an error that would cause this. (unless your shift key was Once the key is updated the system needs to reboot for the change to take effect After reboot you should see confirmation of the change before your interactive shell (e.g. So yes, as long as it's a legit install, fresh or re-installs of XP are fine. Naturally, you don’t want to do that because you already have a copy of XP—you’re just missing the valid key that goes with your workstation.

Wales is a bit far to do it in person (although my sons have visited there) Nice when the penny drops, isn’t it :) Glad to hear it’s THIS WORKED!! Entering the wrong code If you are installing Windows and the code you are entering is not working, make sure it is the correct code. The Key you found was probably the OEM_SLP Key – you need the Key from the COA sticker (which edition and version of Windows is it for?) to have any chance http://superuser.com/questions/707771/what-can-cause-windows-xp-to-reject-a-valid-product-key

How To Install Windows Xp Without Product Key

Sounds like I'm hosed. Using the wrong character Make sure all the letters and numbers you are entering are correct. Abhishek More 171.321 visualizações 3:56 Bypassing Windows Product Activation - Windows XP - Duração: 1:11. Edited by dave6d6ky Wednesday, November 23, 2011 3:07 AM Wednesday, November 23, 2011 3:04 AM Reply | Quote Answers 1 Sign in to vote "dave6d6ky" wrote in message news:7001a1cf-aa59-4cd6-9022-0f9dd5894919...

Maybe microsoft.com? 09-24-2005, 02:58 PM #8 Volt-Schwibe TSF Team Emeritus Join Date: Jan 2003 Location: Behind you, watching you as you type. Is the key your putting in different than the key on your computer or the same? Let us know what works for you. Valid Windows Xp Product Key This is my Windows XP key right off the COA sticker on my computer, and this CD-ROM disc says "Windows XP", what more do you want from me!?" If so, this

How do you combine the elements in Sheldon's T-shirt? Carregando... Using the site is easy and fun. This is the silent "scrub" tool that MS gives to all supported Windows users each month.

I would like to try loading from another WinXP SP3 disc but don't have one, any good place to donwload iso image to burn to cd? Windows Xp Professional Setup Product Key You need to use the Key from COA sticker on your machine to activate - Noel Paton | Nil Carborundum Illegitemi | CrashFixPC | The Three-toed Sloth Sunday, December 18, 2011 You am THE WOMAN! You said the case of the *machine*.

Windows Xp Invalid Product Key Fix

Back to top #3 JHMcG JHMcG Members 242 posts OFFLINE Local time:12:21 PM Posted 15 November 2014 - 07:03 PM My XP-Pro machine still runs just fine. http://www.techrepublic.com/article/a-workaround-to-xp-installs-when-the-product-key-is-missing/ Go Here and find your country for the number EDIT: sorry forgot the numbers http://www.microsoft.com/licensing/r...l/numbers.mspx 09-24-2005, 01:54 PM #4 Volt-Schwibe TSF Team Emeritus Join Date: Jan 2003 How To Install Windows Xp Without Product Key So I called Microsoft to make sure the product key is OK. Viewkeyxp I just do not understand why I am having these issues if my product key is OK.

Now it says 'invalid key'. Note - this is based on an original Windows XP Home retail CD, and using the valid Windows XP Home retail product key supplied with that CD. Normally, you’d have to obtain a new product key, meaning a new purchase of Windows XP. The only changes I applied using nlite were to change it to SP3 and to include the AHCI/RAID drivers for the motherboard. How To Activate Windows Xp Without Product Key

I had 3 Genuine XP disks at one time but can only find 2 now. Fazer login Compartilhar Mais Denunciar Precisa denunciar o vídeo? BleepingComputer is being sued by Enigma Software because of a negative review of SpyHunter. You are THE MAN!

Sounds like I'm hosed. Windows Xp Product Key Generator What is going on? Power Tip: Subscribe to your thread (Thread Tools) to receive an instant email notification when you get a reply.

Many of these won't offer downloads anyway, as the version is boxed.

  1. Will try to use the shift key when entering tomorrow.
  2. I chose 'professional' when given the option at install time.
  3. One thing to try is setting Hard Drives to IDE (Legacy) in the bios, installing, then using this answer to set back to achi without blue screen.
  4. And the fourth key works.
  5. Drag.
  6. Do the guest schools spend an entire academic year in the host school during the Triwizard Tournament?

That means each Windows XP workstation in your organization has a different product key.If you try to reinstall Windows XP and don’t have your original product key or CD, you can’t very much a win! I checked before starting the process, and it was XP Professional, licensed to XPIMAGE. Windows Xp Product Keys for what it's worth, these cd's are mass produced, probably in some terribly cramped factory, and i wouldn't doubt that someone had accidentally included the wrong key. __________________ TSF is

http://www.microsoft.com/howtotell/content.aspx?pg=coa Noel Paton | Nil Carborundum Illegitemi | CrashFixPC | The Three-toed Sloth Marked as answer by Darin Smith MSOwner Wednesday, November 23, 2011 8:49 PM Wednesday, November 23, 2011 3:28 Motherboard is an Asus M5A97 Evo R2.0, and the AHCI/RAID driver was on the CD (though the easiest way to find it was to create a RAID driver "floppy disk" using Carregando... BLEEPINGCOMPUTER NEEDS YOUR HELP!

Reset and (after entering language settings again) you end up back at the same product key screen. Another trend is simply to keep a separate recovery partition on your computer, which of course is worthless to you in the event of a hard disk failure. User Name Remember Me? And I'm definitely using a retail XP home product key with what should be a retail XP home slipstream disk.

There is no installation program. Wednesday, November 23, 2011 3:12 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote Sounds like I'm hosed. And the fourth key works. Telekinesis resistant locks If the co-signer on my car loan dies, can the family take the car from me like they're threatening to?

Also try the suggestions on this KB article. is it possible you accidentally grabbed the jewel case for someone else's xp cd, and they have yours? Still, doesn't hurt to ask Microsoft I guess. Beware of anyone offering XP downloads.

The PC is getting very slow and reboots randomly so I thought that if I give it a fresh start I might still be able to use it for a bit. Noel Paton | Nil Carborundum Illegitemi | CrashFixPC | The Three-toed Sloth Wednesday, November 23, 2011 6:51 AM Reply | Quote Moderator 0 Sign in to vote Good idea. The xp was registered before but I had to delete all registration (I followed ms help to do that) - it kept asking to register and when I tried to do The CD I'm using is the MSDN one mentioned in my first post above.

I'm not exactly sure what website I found it at, but I found this keyfinder software and downloaded it onto my laptop (computer I am using now until home pc is