i had dloaded driver for it and saved to c: from hirensbootcd.org Thanks.. It installed and worked fine. Home How-tos How to fix Windows XP activation after a Windows XP repair. It's not often a post slips through the cracks, but if it does, just give it a little nudge to the top of the list...we'll find ya. http://sysgsm.com/windows-xp/windows-xp-product-activation-error.html
This can be helpful if you can't seem to do anything because the system t... sorta Reply ↓ Eugen Mihailescu October 18, 2013 at 07:58 See? I hope that you also have set the permission to that registry key (namely WPAEvents) as described in the article, otherwise XP will still prompt you with that alert message. To do this, turn the computer or laptop on and press F8 repeatedly as it is booting up. https://community.spiceworks.com/how_to/3381-how-to-fix-windows-xp-activation-after-a-windows-xp-repair
Pimiento chandni.anand.5 Sep 10, 2013 at 12:42pm Thankyou so much !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Reply ↓ J January 29, 2014 at 11:33 I bought a second hand Windows XP to dual boot on my mac computer. A new install would have taken days because of the support from a 3rd party vendor.
Reply ↓ Eugen Mihailescu Post authorJanuary 28, 2016 at 08:51 That happened to me too as far as I can remember. YOU STAND OUT FROM THE REST -- BY FAR. All I can think is I accidentally left the computer connected to the internet and it did an auto update or something. This Copy Of Windows Must Be Activated Loop It was a life saver!!!!
This trick just helps you to use your Windows copy in these emergency situations; I would not recommend anyone working like this on the daily basis because it could just prove Windows Xp Activation Loop Already Activated Windows by JCastano on June 1, 2012 03:06pm Introduction I ran a repair on XP and after the repair I got a message saying that I needed to activate windows before The 8-Bit Guy 500,583 views 6:09 Fix Windows XP Activation Infinite Loop.mp4 - Duration: 4:20.
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I was so hopeful, because this post added the permissions steps, but when I do as described, the login after saying "yes" to activation just shows the wallpaper forever [Update] I Disable Windows Xp Activation On Startup Now click on "Start" and in the "Run" box type "Rundll32.exe syssetup,SetupOobeBnk". Conclusion This How-to is intended to assist in recovering a PC from a faulty repair install. WAY TO GO!
Reply ↓ Eugen Mihailescu Post authorJanuary 29, 2014 at 11:55 If you are within those 30 days then the "You are within those 30 days time limit" should tinker the thing. I'd definitely buy Cybernet products again. - T.F., Director of Information Systems, Millinocket Regional Hospital Technical Documentation Knowledge Base Terms of Sales Downloads Drivers / Bios Updates Warranty Warranty Terms Problem How To Bypass Windows Xp Activation At Login So for example I have had the IE opened and it has remained opened for an undefined period of time, but when I closed (chose OK button) the "Window Product Activation" How To Activate Windows Xp After Expiration I already moved the documents and settings folder, the drivers folder, and the program files over.Can anyone help?
geek much? 😉 ) I knew there was a regedit activation process, but forgot what key to mod. http://sysgsm.com/windows-xp/windows-product-activation-error.html So, I spent the last 3 days trying to fix this problem and nothing worked. There must be something else now. Whenever I log on to the virtual Machine, it still brings me to the activation screen, but the first screen that pops up says "This copy of Windows is already active, Windows Xp Asking For Activation But Already Activated
Category Howto & Style License Standard YouTube License Show more Show less Loading... I got all my info from: http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/55233-45-msoobe http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_xp-security/this-copy-of-windows-must-be-activated-before-you/387f3367-5fc4-4aa1-937d-6788a626029d Steps (6 total) 1 Start the PC into Safe mode with command prompt Power on the PC and press F8 right before Windows About Advertising Privacy Terms Help Sitemap × Join millions of IT pros like you Log in to Spiceworks Reset community password Agree to Terms of Service Connect with Or Sign up Source If you are interested on Windows Vista/7 license activation you could read also an article I wrote about this. [!] WARNING [!] I would not recommend to anyone to try this
How many others abandon ScreenConnect's signup process? How To Activate Windows Xp Sp3 In Safe Mode Loading... That will repair Windows without deleting your files and such.
Reply ↓ Tyler January 8, 2016 at 05:22 Thanks for the tutorial. The Activate Windows prompt will appear, but it should stick this time. Reply ↓ Eugen Mihailescu Post authorOctober 8, 2014 at 15:49 Perhaps you finally hack it! A Problem Has Prevented Windows From Accurately Checking This will re-set activation to 30 days 4 Modify the wpaevents folder in the Registry.
I then changed the permissions to include "User" for "Full control". This forum has 4 or 5 mods that patrol it regularly, plus about a dozen seasoned members willing to help whenever possible. Help Desk » Inventory » Monitor » Community » Skip navigation UploadSign inSearch Loading... have a peek here But some newer Windows XP updates may overcome this trick too.
I rebooted the machine and then was able to run Windows activation. BeSmarterThanThat 186,121 views 5:20 How To Activate Windows XP Installation If You Don't have a Serial - Duration: 5:00. However, it will reset the licensing components in the background.You may now restart your computer and you can log-on back to your normal Windows desktop screen. Should have looked here first. ◄ Prev12Next ► Read these next...
Sign in to report inappropriate content. I'm also new here in spicework. However, there were various differences in the details all along the way. When I look at the registry key, it is as you suggested and permissions as you suggested.
by John.Wilkinson / May 5, 2006 7:27 AM PDT In reply to: XP giving me a "Windows Product Activation Error" 1.) Once you have created a thread, stick with it instead About Contact Menu Troubleshooting 101 Windows OS and MS Office Troubleshooting 101 Facebook Twitter Google+ RSS Recent loading... God bless you, hope you'll not stop helping people!.. ^_^....... Email Reset Password Cancel Need to recover your Spiceworks IT Desktop password?
MY SINCEREST APPRECIATION. Loading... Back to activation and not being adept at working with the registry, I ran into the same issues/questions as "Ana" above. Thanks in advance.