Validating windows xp product key
Use the F8 key to boot to the last known good configuration and retry with a valid key.Automated Tool wet_paper_bag over at #winbeta has produced a utility which automates the process of modifying your registry for you. We've tested this on our systems and it works fine, but we can't verify it's stability or suitability for production environments, so use it at your own risk.This code has been commonly referred to as "Devils Own" code, by the hacker who distributed it (along with an ISO CD image of Windows XP) on Usenet warez groups.This is the primary key code that is blocked by Service Pack 1.
If you’re looking for a keygen or an activation hack or something, you’re in the wrong place. I recently ran into this problem, and I was pretty peeved when my Google searches turned up only info on how you if you have, say, Windows XP Corporate Illegal, and you want to purchase and use an XP Pro Retail key with it.That’s a pretty common scenario, and a darn annoying one.If you search the net and Microsoft’s web site for a way to activate your copy with a legal key you purchased, you may find yourself in a bit of a mess.It is not intended for home users, hackers, or computer thieves attempting to crack the product ID on a pirated version of the Operating System.Please do not attempt any of these procedures if you are unfamiliar with modifying the Windows XP registry, and please use this information responsibly.