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Windows XP activation

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  • MGA tool says my XP is genuine but I get error on boot that says product key for install is invalid.  How do I get valid one so my XP is activated.  This system is on a POS system and is not connected to internet.  Also what is the phone number for activation?
    Thursday, April 06, 2017 3:41 PM

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  • Unfortunately, a copy of SP3 won't help - it needs to be the full XP PRO CD  with SP3- I don't know of any MS download sites for that, and although there are a few torrent sites around, many of them may be hacked in some way any may not work properly.

    Repair installs of XP are possible - but not as seamlessly as with later versions (and it's so long since I did one that I can't for the life of me remember how it's done!).

    Here's the instructions I'd use if it was me... http://www.michaelstevenstech.com/XPrepairinstall.htm


    Noel Paton | Nil Carborundum Illegitemi
    CrashFixPC | The Three-toed Sloth
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    Tuesday, April 18, 2017 7:24 AM
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  • What is the EXACT error message you get?

    You may find a better place to troubleshoot this issue is the Windows Community Forums here...

    https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_xp-windows_install


    Noel Paton | Nil Carborundum Illegitemi
    CrashFixPC | The Three-toed Sloth
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    Monday, April 10, 2017 12:54 PM
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  • The error message is as follows:

    The Product Key used to install Windows is invalid. Please contact your system administrator or retailer immediately to obtain a valid Product Key. You may also contact Microsoft Corporation's Anti-Piracy Team by emailing piracy@microsoft.com if you think you have purchased pirated Microsoft software. Please be assured that any personal information you send to the Microsoft Anti-Piracy Team will be kept in strict confidence.

    Here is the MGA printout:

    Diagnostic Report (1.9.0027.0):

    -----------------------------------------

    Windows Validation Data-->

    Validation Status: Genuine

    Validation Code: 0

    Cached Validation Code: N/A

    Windows Product Key: *****-*****-RKPMH-M2WFT-P4WQJ

    Windows Product Key Hash: RQOITWLBzl1A5FKfiK7Q4hst0n8=

    Windows Product ID: 76487-640-1457236-23979

    Windows Product ID Type: 1

    Windows License Type: Volume

    Windows OS version: 5.1.2600.2.00010100.3.0.pro

    ID: {1053085F-A9FC-42F7-AAFF-6BFA37F2C17A}(3)

    Is Admin: Yes

    TestCab: 0x0

    LegitcheckControl ActiveX: Registered, 1.9.40.0

    Signed By: Microsoft

    Product Name: N/A

    Architecture: N/A

    Build lab: N/A

    TTS Error: N/A

    Validation Diagnostic: 025D1FF3-230-1_E2AD56EA-765-b063_E2AD56EA-766-0_E2AD56EA-134-80004005_E2AD56EA-765-8009_E2AD56EA-766-2ee7_E2AD56EA-148-80004005_16E0B333-89-80004005

    Resolution Status: N/A

    Vista WgaER Data-->

    ThreatID(s): N/A

    Version: N/A

    Windows XP Notifications Data-->

    Cached Result: 0

    File Exists: Yes

    Version: 1.9.40.0

    WgaTray.exe Signed By: Microsoft

    WgaLogon.dll Signed By: Microsoft

    OGA Notifications Data-->

    Cached Result: N/A, hr = 0x80070002

    Version: N/A, hr = 0x80070002

    OGAExec.exe Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002

    OGAAddin.dll Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002

    OGA Data-->

    Office Status: 109 N/A

    OGA Version: N/A, 0x80070002

    Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002

    Office Diagnostics: B4D0AA8B-543-80070002_025D1FF3-230-1

    Browser Data-->

    Proxy settings: N/A

    User Agent: Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 8.0; Win32)

    Default Browser: C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\IEXPLORE.exe

    Download signed ActiveX controls: Prompt

    Download unsigned ActiveX controls: Disabled

    Run ActiveX controls and plug-ins: Allowed

    Initialize and script ActiveX controls not marked as safe: Disabled

    Allow scripting of Internet Explorer Webbrowser control: Disabled

    Active scripting: Allowed

    Script ActiveX controls marked as safe for scripting: Allowed

    File Scan Data-->

    File Mismatch: C:\WINXP\system32\oembios.bin[Hr = 0x800b0003]

    Other data-->

    Office Details: <GenuineResults><MachineData><UGUID>{1053085F-A9FC-42F7-AAFF-6BFA37F2C17A}</UGUID><Version>1.9.0027.0</Version><OS>5.1.2600.2.00010100.3.0.pro</OS><Architecture>x32</Architecture><PKey>*****-*****-*****-*****-P4WQJ</PKey><PID>76487-640-1457236-23979</PID><PIDType>1</PIDType><SID>S-1-5-21-1844237615-57989841-1417001333</SID><SYSTEM><Manufacturer>Dell Inc.                </Manufacturer><Model>OptiPlex GX620               </Model></SYSTEM><BIOS><Manufacturer>Dell Inc.                </Manufacturer><Version>A06</Version><SMBIOSVersion major="2" minor="3"/><Date>20060220000000.000000+000</Date></BIOS><HWID>C207377F0184E07C</HWID><UserLCID>0409</UserLCID><SystemLCID>0409</SystemLCID><TimeZone>Eastern Standard Time(GMT-05:00)</TimeZone><iJoin>0</iJoin><SBID><stat>3</stat><msppid></msppid><name></name><model></model></SBID><OEM/><GANotification><File Name="WgaTray.exe" Version="1.9.40.0"/><File Name="WgaLogon.dll" Version="1.9.40.0"/></GANotification></MachineData><Software><Office><Result>109</Result><Products/><Applications/></Office></Software></GenuineResults> 

    Licensing Data-->

    N/A

    Windows Activation Technologies-->

    N/A

    HWID Data-->

    N/A

    OEM Activation 1.0 Data-->

    BIOS string matches: yes

    Marker string from BIOS: 1AB70:Dell Inc|1AB70:Microsoft Corporation

    Marker string from OEMBIOS.DAT: N/A, hr = 0x80004005

    OEM Activation 2.0 Data-->

    N/A

    • Edited by snakej Monday, April 10, 2017 8:12 PM
    Monday, April 10, 2017 8:10 PM
  • This error may be the root of your problem...

    File Mismatch: C:\WINXP\system32\oembios.bin[Hr = 0x800b0003]

    Open a Command Prompt window, and run the following command

    SFC /SCANNOW

    hit the return key, and wait for the scan to complete. - note any error message received

    Reboot and post a new MGADiag report


    Noel Paton | Nil Carborundum Illegitemi
    CrashFixPC | The Three-toed Sloth
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    Tuesday, April 11, 2017 7:14 AM
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  • When I try the SFC command, it asks for XP Professional Service Pack 3 CD.  Says files that are required for Windows to run properly must be copied to the DLL Cache.

    I don't have the CD(s) for this system.  If I can I get service pack 3 and put it on a cd, think this will work for this situation?  What format should it be?  ISO? EXE? other?

    Monday, April 17, 2017 5:15 PM
  • Another question: If I can find a full retail version of XP Professional, can I load it over the installed version?

    Monday, April 17, 2017 5:34 PM
  • Unfortunately, a copy of SP3 won't help - it needs to be the full XP PRO CD  with SP3- I don't know of any MS download sites for that, and although there are a few torrent sites around, many of them may be hacked in some way any may not work properly.

    Repair installs of XP are possible - but not as seamlessly as with later versions (and it's so long since I did one that I can't for the life of me remember how it's done!).

    Here's the instructions I'd use if it was me... http://www.michaelstevenstech.com/XPrepairinstall.htm


    Noel Paton | Nil Carborundum Illegitemi
    CrashFixPC | The Three-toed Sloth
    No - I do not work for Microsoft, or any of its contractors.

    Tuesday, April 18, 2017 7:24 AM
    Moderator