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All I get from Compaq is form e-mails generated by a computer with an Indian accent (yes, when I read it to myself I can just hear it) that do not Choose the location to install. 10a If this is a clean hard drive, you can choose to create a partition in the un-partitioned space. got hit witha virus now im stuck. mike on December 22, 2009 my windows xp home edition product key is not working it expired I need a good one mike on December 22, 2009 roxie your problem is

bill gate on July 23, 2009 hey guys im bill gate im checking out yall busy crying for pk's pls buy the genuine xp cd's pls. OEM restore disks will usually not fulfill the qualifying requirement. We are talking about the disk. Anonymous on February 12, 2009 will this work on a cracked version where their is a keygen on it but I can't use it as the 30 day activation peroid is

Go to your laptop manufacture website and download the network driver. vivianja on February 11, 2009 cool. If the restore disk has a i386 folder, it will usually work.

This enables MS to verify that the key is valid. Malice Báthory on December 21, 2009 Ugh, nothing works. Like I said, Home's SP release has to be less than Pro's, and you have to use a retail CD. 0 Helpneed Oct 2006 edited Oct 2006 To Pumalite: Would you Then I tried a software called Password Genius.

No sign of XP on first and I didn't fancy investigating the other in case it went ahead and recovered the original installation. I will not work on a computer that is not legally licensed because I don't want to get caught with it. I've made an image backup of my minimal system (Fresh OEM XP Home SP3 with all original drivers installed plus a configured network connection, and a configured firewall). Several functions may not work.

If detected you will have the choice to choose a typical configuration or custom. Thanks so much! The laptop was full of junk and I want to trade it in or sell it, so I had to reformat HD and reload XP Home. Now, open up the "winnt.sif" file with notepad and look for the "Product Key=".

Adam on June 21, 2008 Holy Macaroni! Ha, I love a resurrection. is ej001600 the shop kepeer has not given the product key please help me for the key jek on January 19, 2009 what is the key of sp3? Would you be able to tell me if you have found any methods to enable the in-place upgrade? (Upgrade from Home SP2).

If you register, then activation will transmit that information along with the activation. This is good customer relations for us that brings us a lot of new business. slewt on May 12, 2009 belarc advisor will show your keys just-vet on May 15, 2009 i'm dead luaghing i was looking for that fucken key for ages. I don't know HOW they did that, but they did.I cloned her hard disk and took the clone home so I could work on it and see what I could do.

But you must be certain you have network drivers as well, and you should run a test on your network card drivers to affirm they are not corrupted or damaged in I have tried to activate over the internet and it asks me for a code and I have tried to enter the product key from the WINNT.SIF file and it say's At any rate, This is good for you because your search is done. I asked her, "What's the meaning of this?" and then she told me that her son had set it up for her, and he used HIS copy of Windows.

It was very easy! It's hers. Unfortunately, those discounts are done.I'm running XP Professional.

Some systems can change the boot sequence without accessing the BIOS, laptops for the most part do not need to access the BIOS.

You can activate after the firewall is enabled. The exceptions being systems with proprietary hardware and system utilities like laptops and some OEM desktops. This also includes software downloaded from the internet that is only accessed from the hard drive. GOOD LUCK $unil jain on April 29, 2009 great 🙂 here is a trick which activates windows xp without product key http://www.gupshupblog.com/2009/02/how-to-activate-windows-xp-without-product-key/ John 12 yrs old on April 30, 2009 is

You can also try Password Genius.It is very smart to recover product key.Importantly,It can recover product key for any Windows System. Set your Time Zone and Time and Date. 22. john on November 20, 2008 how do i downgrade a window vista to windowxp.because windowxp was unable to find the hard disk during windowxp installation. Jack on December 24, 2009 Thank you.

However, when I installed XPP over XPH, it turned out very muddled. Thank you very much! 0 zero-counter Linux Lubber San Antonio Member Oct 2006 edited Oct 2006 Officially, Windows XP Home can be upgraded to Windows XP Professional, given that service pack I hope he didn't try to re-use HIS copy of Windows on it!Another thing I see is that you say "I assume I can now safely delete the XPSP3 file I One more suggestion from MVP Alex Nichol "Reboot, this time taking the immediate R option and if the CD letter is say K: give these commands copy K:\i386\ntldr C:\ copy K:\i386\ntdetect.com

i truly appreciate it dude! Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Use the proper upgrade version for that... Word to the wise, this new trojan looks EXACTLY LIKE a Windows update System Pack 3 update! There are simply too many changes in how PCs have been configured (applets, hardware support, driver model, etc.) that having all of that support carry forth to Windows 7 would not

GreYHaWk1990 on October 25, 2009 wow!!! Microsoft Customer Support Microsoft Community Forums Windows Client   Sign in United States (English) Brasil (Português)Česká republika (Čeština)Deutschland (Deutsch)España (Español)France (Français)Indonesia (Bahasa)Italia (Italiano)România (Română)Türkiye (Türkçe)Россия (Русский)ישראל (עברית)المملكة العربية السعودية (العربية)ไทย (ไทย)대한민국 (한국어)中华人民共和国 Copy your backup files to where you want to save your documents, pictures, etc. Basically I have a really old computer yehh..

anonymous on October 1, 2009 google "magic jelly bean keyfinder" worked great for my legitimate copy of xp that I had unfortunately lost the key to. Articles & News Forum Graphics & Displays CPU Components Motherboards Games Storage Overclocking Tutorials All categories Chart For IT Pros Get IT Center Brands Tutorials Other sites Tom's Guide Tom's IT I JUST WANT TO SAY THANK YOU SO VERY VERY MUCH. Note that I have an XP PRO SP3 CD with a valid product code.

I could not get logged in to try the XP Pro upgrade. Upgrade Advisor Even though XP will recognize most of the hardware and peripherals the clean install does NOT furnish all the latest drivers. Bones on June 2, 2009 Yep, saw that coming. "Unauthorized product key" message when trying to activate. You'll want the XP SP3 deployment tools (provided that's the version you're running).

THANK YOU SO MUCH!!! Use OEM Windows XP Pro and Boot. S still cannot figger why 93 percent of computer users in almost every country never bother backing up their data until it is too late. XP Pro vs Home?