Purchased XP genuine error code 0x800402c9 RRS feed

  • Question

  • Can't get buy error code. I have plenty of space on computer. How do I fix this issue?

    Monday, November 16, 2009 5:47 PM


  • Hello Art S,

    The Product Key Updater Utility is producing the error code you posted.

    Unfortunately, when the PK Updater Utility cannot finish its task for any reason, there is no other alternative than to back up your data and do a clean installation.
    For great advice on all topics XP, visit http://www.annoyances.org/exec/forum/winxp
    • Marked as answer by Darin Smith MS Friday, November 20, 2009 11:29 PM
    Friday, November 20, 2009 4:25 PM