Is my XP genuine?

Discussion in 'Windows XP / Older OS' started by Amanda_L, Feb 9, 2013.

  1. Amanda_L

    Amanda_L MDL Junior Member

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    #1 Amanda_L, Feb 9, 2013
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  2. Amanda_L

    Amanda_L MDL Junior Member

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    Nevermind. Just tried to install Media Player, failed on validation.

    #Going back to Windows 7 (this one I do have my activation Key)
     
  3. 911medic

    911medic MDL Guru

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    What kind of computer. Maybe just use the oembios changer??
     
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  4. rimax

    rimax MDL Novice

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    Microsoft support for XP... Don't expect much...
    XP activation won't be around forever. When that time come, either we've long abandoned XP for newer Windows or we gotta crack our perfectly legit copy.

    Go for pre-activated volume license copy of XP. Can't go wrong with that. No more activation woe. No more Windows suddenly becoming non-genuine.
     
  5. Amanda_L

    Amanda_L MDL Junior Member

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    Don't bother, thanks. I moved to Windos 7 =)
     
  6. urie

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    Wrong information VLK keys can and do get blacklisted, that is the whole point why we advise and have tutorials about OEM:SLP Activation.
     
  7. 911medic

    911medic MDL Guru

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    :bash::tooth:

    Nothing like a LOT of wrong info...
     
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  8. urie

    urie Moderator
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    What can I say M8 we've spent the last 5 or 6 years advising on oem:slp activation if there was one hint
    why is this a sticky :tooth:
    I have honestly lost count of the amount of machines I have been asked to sort out friends or other who used VLK keys and as you know get blacklisted. Even funnier quite a few had OEM machines but the local hero who ever at the time use this VLK key. I would rather give no advice than wrong advice if I do post I will say if I am not sure wait for more input from other members.
     
  9. Carlos Detweiller

    Carlos Detweiller MDL Spinning Tortoise

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    Especially the younger folks don't remember the XPSP1 VLK fiasco for pirates. Yes, VLK keys have been blocked.
     
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