by R. Also, don't forget XP is end of support soon. 1 Anaheim OP BMarone Nov 10, 2013 at 3:32 UTC Windows XP versions are keyed to a product code, wikiHow Contributor Repeatedly hit F8 (on your keyboard) during boot up, than select system repair. One issue that frequently trips up users is that of using the correct Windows CD or DVD when reinstalling a computer. http://wowtechminute.com/windows-xp/windows-xp-oem-product-key.html
not Dell, HP, Gateway, etc.) to reinstall Windows XP Professional using the product key from the sticker on the bottom of the laptop. Several functions may not work. Presently we cover the following systems. so it is possible to get a restore media cd?
Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - thank you by jayme101501 / October 24, 2009 1:02 PM PDT In reply to: Sorry. The COA is the license without it you don't have a Windows license and legally can't install. Now, I don't remember how XP worked, but at least with Dell the disc Disruptive posting: Flaming or offending other usersIllegal activities: Promote cracked software, or other illegal contentOffensive: Sexually explicit or offensive languageSpam: Advertisements or commercial links Submit report Cancel report Track this discussion
It has been a life saver many times. Making changes to the OOBEinfo.ini file OEM pre-activation can be preserved if changes are made to the OOBEinfo.ini file by ensuring that the %SYSTEMROOT%\system32\oobe\oobeinfo.ini file contains the information shown below but Your privacy is important to us and your e-mail address will only ever be used to send you the TWT Newsletter. Windows Xp Product Key Winnt.exe uses a command driven interface, and therefore requires simple commands to use to reinstall Windows or format partitions.
A full reinstallation will, of course, destroy any data currently on your hard drive, so make sure you have a backup of anything valuable before you begin. How To Reinstall Windows Xp Without Cd Top of page IV. In almost all cases, this must be done by using the original discs or download files you used when you first installed the software. my response the stupid dell keys on the side only activate once every 1.5 years.
So, before I go to her home and try to install with a disc that won't work, please tell me there really is just one ISO, and that it won't go Windows Xp Professional This number is probably encoded in the license key you type in, and how it checks if it's valid while you're installing. English and French OEM discs work the same, right? –Ariane Jan 19 '13 at 6:36 1 At least with Windows Vista and later versions, product keys work for all languages. but MS will get you activated. 0Votes Share Flag Collapse - Yes, call microsoft by reglopke · 9 years ago In reply to call microsoft I had the same thing happen
Or, if you have to product code, download from the Microsoft website. http://www.wikihow.com/Reinstall-Windows-XP-Without-the-CD current community blog chat Super User Meta Super User your communities Sign up or log in to customize your list. Windows Xp Home Oem Product Key But on the up side if you where to loose that one you could use any OEM/Retail Microsoft CD of the same type to install from.The answer here is Don't loose Windows Xp Oem Firewall Tutorials Internet Safety Internet Safety Tutorials Tackling MalwareSelectHow To Beat Viruses Anti-virus Tutorials Outsmart Spyware Anti-spyware Tutorials Using the InternetSelectCloud Computing Services Smarter Surfing What is Instant Messaging?
That one does not require any key. (Or the SP2 on which will be a green CD). http://wowtechminute.com/windows-xp/how-to-reinstall-windows-xp-without-cd-or-product-key.html XP OEM nightmares - To make matters worse, with Windows XP, Microsoft issued different OEM versions of the operating system to different manufacturers. When I get back I'll be on 7 ASAP for my main work machine. Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums--revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended. Download Windows Xp
Because Volume License agreements do not provide a full operating system license, Windows licenses should be acquired as part of the PC purchase from the PC manufacturer. You need to license every machine in some manner. Large companies use VLP and KMS servers to track internally, but smaller companies can still use VLP but with a MAK license You can download the drivers using the Windows Update service, but you will need the wireless/network driver to be able to connect to the internet first! his comment is here There wouldn't be much room for such a thing anyway, on this 60 GB hard drive.
What you've got here is a total mess. Windows Xp Iso View this "Best Answer" in the replies below » prev 1 2 next 33 Replies Chipotle OP Mark D. In order to save you money, when purchasing your computer and ultimately saving them money too. 2 Access the copy of the operating system on the hard drive.
Name (optional) E-mail address Please support us! We depend on advertising revenue to pay the hosting costs, so please support us, thanks! The key on the side is an OEM key, requiring you to use an OEM build of XP. But it's NOT the same as the pre-master key they use, and doesn't Windows 7 Some resellers will use the default OEM CD, but you may need the original manufacturer's OEM CD to match that 5 digit number, especially from majors like Dell, HP, Toshiba, Sony,
LENOVO uses ghost imaging instead 2) If however you have access to other similar machines that are originally installed by OEM/Factory Installed; and are still working (With the OEM factory recovery Create an account EXPLORE Community DashboardRandom ArticleAbout UsCategoriesRecent Changes HELP US Write an ArticleRequest a New ArticleAnswer a RequestMore Ideas... Unattended Install OEM pre-activation can be preserved if you use an unattended answer file (Unattend.txt or Winnt.sif) to automate installation by including the information shown below in the answer file substituting weblink Some of us have to wait a little longer.For me, I can use almost anything from Windows 2000 to 7 but today I'm on a Windows Mobile development team so we
Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - help by SwtCheri / November 1, 2009 8:58 AM PST In reply to: Recovery partition i read u r message , I was I used the key on the back of the disc in haste and I can't activate this so I'm totally stuck.Any ideas? Make a set (or 2 in my case) 0 Poblano OP IT lover Nov 11, 2013 at 6:19 UTC thank you for your answers but i think it Instant messenger and others, before using winnt32.
SPIRIT COMPUTERS 350 and 550 Series Reinstalls and Recoveries TOSHIBA COMPUTERS Windows 98, ME, and XP Reinstalls and Recoveries Hardware links - Internet links - Other links You wont be able to use an XP home license to install Media Center. I have no idea where to legally find them, other than from Dell. –Hennes Jan 19 '13 at 1:51 Should you find them somewhere shady, then check the MD5 I also downloaded the offline installer for a web browser that did finally work but do not understand why i was able to use chrome prior to my reinstalling the os
This newer System had XP home edition already installed on it and the disc's I had were Dell so I believe all they gave me was few drivers for XP and Reimage, a new, convenient alternative to reinstalling Windows Since this article was originally written, a fantastic new service has launched called Reimage. It was infected with a virus and needed a clean install but he didn't have the CD.