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Clinton says April 14, 2010 at 3:15 am What if a person does not have the sticker any more but the license key is valid and validated by Microsoft as legal I don't see why this should be a problem. The only thing I can think of is my disc has SP3 already loaded and maybe this is a pre-SP3 key....... @Priscilla, if you could chime in here and if you any luck finding a decryption tool ? check over here

I have done this with Server 2003 with success as well.   http://community.spiceworks.com/how_to/show/3381-how-to-fix-windows-xp-activation-after-a-windows-xp-repair

I wiped the box. If there's no license sticker on the computer case, it's probably a retail copy. I fyou bought a new disc, you should have that disc`s #`s for it.But other than that,, I need more detailed info. I don't see why this should be a problem.

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I volunteer at five different nonprofit organizations. As a return I am going to share with you a nice site to get genuine but cheap product keys for both windows and ms office: http://www.instructables.com/id/Office-2013-Installation-Error-1406-1/, you can go thank you nube says December 18, 2010 at 10:55 am I thought I had this thing beat, with the pids and coa's, Tried a few on VM and all worked fine. I currently have on my bench to repair a Sony Vaio laptop that has a what looks to be a retail version of a Microsoft COA, however, no indication on what

Stringham wrote: Joel Radon wrote: Try this AJ. Is there functions that the mboard isn't using as the disc was not meant for this specific computer? My question is how can one tell by looking at the contents of the CD whether it is a an Upgrade or Volume License CD? Windows Xp Home Edition Product Key in this respect the eula conflicts with their practice of verification based on activated copies of the software.

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I just found this out by experience. explorer.exe) begins. As a return I am going to share with you a nice site to get genuine but cheap product keys for both windows and ms office: http://www.instructables.com/id/Office-2013-Installation-Error-1406-1/, you can go Jim says: March 23, 2014 at 9:51 PM Hi That's just it … some months back - it worked.

  • I used a program called ‘RockXP' to change the Product Key.
  • Thanks, A.J. 0 Cayenne OP BenSpain Aug 6, 2013 at 2:39 UTC I know that it's not kosher to do this but I have had luck with older
  • Even if Windows XP Installer accepts the product key you type in before installation commences it doesn't mean you're golden.
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  • I have used the COA key recently on a computer and was able to activate online using a generic OEM XP disk.
  • He is. 0 Ghost Chili OP Thanks A.J.
  • In my case, it'll look like Pid=76487OEM (full strings can be found all over the net).
  • Thanks guys, A.J. 0 Pure Capsaicin OP Scott Alan Miller Aug 6, 2013 at 2:48 UTC Niagara Technology Group (NTG) is an IT service provider.
  • However, it doesn’t need to be that way.
  • You MUST have an OEM disk of some variety in order to use the OEM key on the side of your PC.

How To Install Windows Xp Without Product Key

I cant use that key with Retail version also. So what is cause and the fix ? Windows Xp Coa Generator I know its XP Pro,, but Retail or OEM I dont know. Windows Xp Key Generator It passes WGA and it is valid?

I have had this happen on maybe 1 in 25 different machines, and it has happened with SP1 SP2 SP3 installations. check my blog Pokey's idea may also work; but in my experience, if there is a "C:\i386" folder then it's OEM. Thanks, you saved me hours of trouble Giovanni says: June 14, 2013 at 10:44 AM I moved to Linux because of this … despite I have many valid unpirated licenses 😉 All I had was a oem dell xp pro disc, I used that and it installed and during the install it went to ibm and got all the drivers for touch Windows Xp Professional Product Key

As a return I am going to share with you a nice site to get genuine but cheap product keys for both windows and ms office: http://www.instructables.com/id/Office-2013-Installation-Error-1406-1/, you can go you will find this stance of being allowed to sell equipment with properly licensed software but not oem software without the equipment in most major suction sites (ebay) for example; this Well you probably think to yourself "I'll just reinstall" and realize !@#$ i ... 1 Step 1: ToolsYou will need your Windows XP CD, your computer (now if you are thinking, http://powerglobaldesigns.com/windows-xp/windows-xp-oem-product-key-not-working.html Is there anyway of checking with the key which version it is??

If it ends with OEM, it's (duh!) OEM. Thanks a bunch dude… Jorge says: January 9, 2014 at 11:03 AM Works! Apparently the computer I have left is for the 3rd one.

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Add Cancel × Insert code Language Apache AppleScript Awk BASH Batchfile C C++ C# CSS ERB HTML Java JavaScript Lua ObjectiveC PHP Perl Text Powershell Python R Ruby Sass Scala SQL If you have a Volume key, it will only work with a Volume CD, and no other media. Somewhere we have copies of all of those OEM discs but gave up on them once we got volume licensing. 1 Chipotle OP thecapt Aug 6, 2013 at Step 3 ties the install to the hardware which is what makes this legal and allows it to pass WGA.

All it says on my key is Microsoft Windows Xp Professional HP Can someone please tell me which windows to install? this is why your big web sites will not allow you to sell oem software without the original equipment. However, after reading about WAP, and the OEM install being tied to the BIOS and existing hardware, am I wasting my time trying to create an install/repair CD? have a peek at these guys Tampa Computer Repair says November 21, 2007 at 3:19 pm Great Info!

and if so, that makes alot of disks to be carrying around in the repair kit. Joe the PC Doc says November 15, 2007 at 11:59 am So i'm guessing that an OEM copy of Windows is for use on that machine only, while a retail copy If you find yourself in that scenario, the information in "Practice Safe Warez" may seem of limited help to you when your Product Key or COA sticker is for an OEM-specific I computer needs to be formatted I called microsoft and stay on hold for long time and finally they said it is windows vista business product not xp.

Instead, you have to use the COA key located as a sticker on the outside of the computer. I could SOOOO easily be wrong though… J.A. 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 If so which version?

Great Site! Any workarounds I can use to temporarily get past the prompt? Now My friend is having same problem. It says (My Computer propertes).

Josh! So how does a computer technician know which XP CD they should use for their clients license key? I'll chase that up. Step 2: extract the boot image from the CD or download a new one (search the net for instructions or a copy).

Excellent information! Just install Linux and be done with it. :)- Jack says April 15, 2009 at 4:45 am All you want to know about Windows Product IDs. I had the same problem and found that having the disk was the way to avoid the headache of dealing with it. It would be great if there is a place where one can type in a license key to find out which version was originally on the notebook.

There must be something about the key itself that identifies the version and you ignore that completely. The license is bleached out and all I can make out is the key. I have done this with Server 2003 with success as well.   http://community.spiceworks.com/how_to/show/3381-how-to-fix-windows-xp-activation-after-a-windows-xp-repair

0 Cayenne OP Cwiegraffe Aug 6, 2013 at 2:38 UTC Scott Alan Miller wrote: We