How can I activate my genuine copy of Windows XP Professional? When I try it says: "activation could not be completed right now online.
I wonder if there is another way to activate my genuine copy of Windows XP Professional, because when I try to activate via the activate Windows
Assistant, all I get is a message saying that the 'online activation could not be completed at this time. "
Its weird because this is the first time I met this kind of problem after format and do a clean install of Windows XP in which, incidentally, I do
every year since 2006. (This is to keep my computer and working properly).
And also, if I tried to validate my copy of Windows XP by using Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer 8, but I keep getting "Validation failed".
Any ideas what could possibly cause this? coz I already formatted my computer three times since yesterday in the hope that it could solve the problem, but with no luck.
I hope someone could help me with this.
Thank you and happy holidays to all.
See you soon!
Please help us, but it seems to be a problem with the end of Microsoft after all. Perhaps, they were low maintenance, when I tried to activate my Windows XP Pro yesterday.
In any case, my Windows XP Pro is now enabled.
Thank you and happy holidays!
See you soon!
I think the title says enough.
Thank you very much.
I suggest you to contact Microsoft customer service to validate the product key.
How can I buy the product key for windows 7 Professional 64-bit online
MS Windows 7 store price:
Keys are not specific to 32-bit or 64-bit
How can I activate my CD-ROM AutoPlay feature in Windows XP?
- Open my computer or Windows Explorer (Windows + "E" key).
- Right click on the desired CD-ROM, select Properties
- Select the AutoPlay tab.
- Select each item in the list of the menu drop down and Action to perform, take appropriate measures to enable AutoPlay.
- Click OK.
I have re-formatted a computer for my friend, boiught a genuine copy of windows xp pro, but when I have bin and enter the serial number on the last block of numbers it will not enter the letter "N", so I can't validate the copy I have... why?
I tested the keyboard and the letter "N" works perfectly
N is a character not allowed in the Windows product key - check the label again.
Where did you purchase this license?
I asked this question before the past months, but it was never answered or solved by you.
My son has an illegal copy of W7 in his laptop, it was installed by the dealer, that he bought, which will not exchange it, quite normal in this country corrupt where we live, we can nothing what do about it. I have explained everything as you when I asked for help on this month.
He just started to use your MAC at home, but now he needs this laptop for work and he wants to start using it again. He wants to get rid of W7 and go back to Vista or XP W which was initially about this? We do not know the one that was originally there. How can it do and can you still download XP, did support, Council of State, which was my favorite?
In case this link (following Bob Headrick) does not...
I have an old computer with windows xp home edition preinstaled, but do not have the disc to reinstall, I can download the new copy of windows and use my number on this computer?original title: Windows Xp home edition download
first of all, it is unlikely that you can download a new copy of windows xp, because it is old and not sold more.
and if you can download a new copy of xp from an old site, then would be his "own product key which is coded in the installation files that are required to activate the operating system after the installation...
If you think you might be able to switch on the product keys, then this is not possible because the fresh product key is required to activate the new copy of the os and you would have to buy this cool o.s. to get its product key and activate the operating system.
and if you go to buy the new copy and the new product key, and then try to replace the new product with the old key is not necessary or logical...
Perhaps, because your computer comes pre-installed with xp, you could look for its brand and model number on the internet and see if the factory he built has suggestions on again store the operating system on it.
try searching for 'factory restore' or "getting recovery discs" for you system.
Hello.. I bought a Microsoft Windows XP Professional genuine Cd a few years ago. But my PC is now out of use due to some electrical problems and WIN XP
has been installed on this computer. Now, I bought a new PC how can I obtain a new permit for the same windows, that I am able to use it on my new PC? Thank you
original title: new license for my WIN XP
It seems that you bought an XP license retail. If so, you can just install this same drive with the same license key on your new machine as your old machine is no longer operational. A retail license should be transferable, while an OEM license is bound to the first machine that it has been installed on.
Details are set out on this Microsoft license FAQ:
"Of Microsoft license issues.
Recently, I had to reinstall the operating system on my computer because I became aware of virus and I couldn't afford to take it to a professional, and I thought I could fix it myself. I decided to go ahead, but I discovered when I booted my computer, it shows the first copy of Windows as well as the new copy, which, in fact, turns out to be better than the original. Now, I would like to know how to remove the first one because it takes a lot of memory space and it for lack of place the proformance with the second copy. If it's too complicated and you think I should take it to someone who knows better than me, then so be it. If it is not too much to ask, I would like to have an answer soon enough. Thank you, Christine
This might help...
How can I move a good copy of Windows XP Edition family of my G drive to a bad copy of Windows XP Pro onDrive C (startup disk) without destroying all the data and programs I have on these two discs?
I have a computer that I needed an extra hard drive with a lot more memory that I had on this subject. I had Windows XP Home Edition on it and was very satisfied with the system. I came back from the computer repair store and my old hard drive was drive G, with all the old data still on it and a (used) and more C drive was in the unit and it's now my boot drive and I not paid no attention to it, he soiled by Windows XP Professional with service pack two. I really did not notice the difference and I started to put several other new programs that I need on this computer and I went to work. After over a long period, I now had a notice that it wasn't a valid Windows product. I wondered of course that with Microsoft, because I had all my documents, my records, (now lost) and the key that was on the side of my computer.
As I continued to find out what was going on, while doing a search for information on the drives, I found the original Windows program, I had, now my question is, how can I move on my C drive, while MY ORIGINAL Windows XP Home Edition causes my computer to start? Most of the programs that I run is not compatible with Windows 7 or Vista even, and it cost me a fortune to buy all of these programs again.
What can I do?
You can read the following article and check.
My computer would not start. I never received a boot disk. I used my friends boot drive and now windows think my computer is a Dell. The registration key for my computer does not work. How do you get a clean copy, I am owner of Vista already?
as you have discovered the recovery discs are brand and the specific model
Here are the different ways to reinstall vista:
Contact the manufacturer of the laptop computer and ask them to send you to vista recovery disks to reinstall the operating system back as it was when you bought it
they do it for a nominal cost of $
also ask them if you have a recovery partition on your hard drive to get back to the way you bought
you would normally press F8, F9, F10 or F11 or Alt + F10 or 0 to start to start the recovery process according to the manufacturer
Ask them of the exact key sequence
or borrow a vista microsoft dvd; not a HP, Acer recovery disk etc
Make sure that you borrow the correct 32-bit or 64-bit microsoft dvd to your computer
they contain all versions of vista
This is the product key that determines which version of vista is installed
How to replace Microsoft software or hardware, order service packs and replace product manuals
I had to click Remember me when loging in my windows mail account. Now, I want to ask him my password once again. How can I go about changing that back?
E-mail address is removed from the privacy *.
Follow the above to get where you uncheck the box.
See you soon.
Mick Murphy - Microsoft partner
I changed the my printer cartridge and when I tried to copy and scan, they did not work. My test report read on my printer wireless radio is currently disabled. How to reconnect?
Thanks for answering my question Roberto. I solved the problem by uninstalling the printer and reinstall with the original disc of HP. Probably was much easier than to try to fix the 'radio '. Printer works fine now.
For some reason any now whenever I click on 'Print', I have the default fax option. I have to then deselect the option for the
Printer option. How can I change this permanently please? I don't need to use the Fax option on this computer.
Start/devices and printers. Change the default printer for what you want.
Original title: how access key USB secure Windows vista
I have a lexar player sure to jump that I used with an old computer that has Windows XP. I now have a new computer with Windows Vista and I can't access the secure part of the USB key. When I try to access the part secure the USB key I have the following message "Application [-10004] could not find any JumpDrive Secure device connected to your system. Please make sure that your JumpDrive Secure device is inserted into a USB port".
Of course, the USB key is inserted into the USB port. If anyone can help find me a way to access the part secure the USB key I would appreciate it. Thank you.
The error that you received can be for several reasons. I suggest you try the following steps:
Method 1: Run the fixit available in the link below and check if that makes a difference
Method 2: This normal matter as a result of a conflict between the USB and other USB (Universal Serial Bus) connected to the computer.
(a) disconnect all the external devices connected to the computer to expect the mouse and keyboard, check if your USB key works.
(b) If this solves the problem, and then add back both devices until you discover the piece of hardware causing the issue.
If the problem persists, you can contact the manufacturer of the device for any known issues
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