Activation Issues RRS feed

  • Question

  • Recently I had to reinstall windows xp.   To Validate it tells me i need to activate.  However, there is no option to activate under my my programs-accesories-system tools.  On installation i tried to activate then, and it failed claiming was unable to locate the site.


    Monday, February 26, 2007 4:12 PM


  • You can try to manually launch the activator program by going into your Windows folder, system32 sub-folder, oobe sub-folder and launching the file:
    msoobe.exe /A

    Alternative, you can hit the Start Menu, Run and copy/paste:
    %SYSTEMROOT%\system32\oobe\msoobe.exe /A

    Monday, February 26, 2007 5:25 PM