Windows XP Pro Validation Problem RRS feed

  • Question

  • I have installed Windows XP Pro on my computer and I have enter the licensed key. But, if I change the peripherals inside in this computer such harddisk or cd-rom then the Windows system ask me to activated my Windows againt. I can activated againt as long I can connect trought  teh Internet but how can I pass if I could got any internet conection ? I live in Indonesia, not like in America we can found internet connection in every places. How to stop the Windows system asking for activated when I change my peripherals againt ?? Thx.

    Monday, November 9, 2009 9:47 AM


  • Helloo Nasangty,

    When activation is necessary and an internet connection is not readily available, you can follow the instructions in this MS KB article http://support.microsoft.com/kb/307890 in the section "How to activate Windows XP by phone".
    For great advice on all topics XP, visit http://www.annoyances.org/exec/forum/winxp
    • Marked as answer by Darin Smith MS Thursday, November 12, 2009 6:30 PM
    Monday, November 9, 2009 2:18 PM