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Invalid Copy Of Windows XP After Fresh Install RRS feed

  • Question

  • I just did a fresh install of new OEM copy of Windows XP on a laptop and now it's telling me it's not genuine but is was a sealed copy and the COA looks good what do I need to do to resolve this. Below is a copy from the diagnostic tool.
    Diagnostic Report (1.9.0011.0):
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    WGA Data-->
    Validation Status: Invalid Product Key
    Validation Code: 8

    Cached Validation Code: N/A
    Windows Product Key: *****-*****-YQW4Q-YDPPX-XD3VG
    Windows Product Key Hash: DPLckNKbi/f1/uuHrRYFhJZkN8M=
    Windows Product ID: 76487-640-1236144-23775
    Windows Product ID Type: 1
    Windows License Type: Volume
    Windows OS version: 5.1.2600.2.00010100.3.0.pro
    ID: {D23264D1-87B9-475D-9786-9DEB046FE7D1}(3)
    Is Admin: Yes
    TestCab: 0x0
    WGA Version: 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
    Resolution Status: N/A

    WgaER Data-->
    ThreatID(s): N/A
    Version: N/A

    WGA Notifications Data-->
    Cached Result: 8
    File Exists: Yes
    Version: 1.9.40.0
    WgaTray.exe Signed By: Microsoft
    WgaLogon.dll Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80004005

    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-->

    Other data-->
    Office Details: <GenuineResults><MachineData><UGUID>{D23264D1-87B9-475D-9786-9DEB046FE7D1}</UGUID><Version>1.9.0011.0</Version><OS>5.1.2600.2.00010100.3.0.pro</OS><Architecture>x32</Architecture><PKey>*****-*****-*****-*****-XD3VG</PKey><PID>76487-640-1236144-23775</PID><PIDType>1</PIDType><SID>S-1-5-21-1547161642-1563985344-1417001333</SID><SYSTEM><Manufacturer>Dell Inc.</Manufacturer><Model>Inspiron 6000                   </Model></SYSTEM><BIOS><Manufacturer>Dell Inc.</Manufacturer><Version>A07</Version><SMBIOSVersion major="2" minor="3"/><Date>20050627000000.000000+000</Date></BIOS><HWID>1E9B3E07018400D2</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="1.9.9.1"/></GANotification></MachineData><Software><Office><Result>109</Result><Products/><Applications/></Office></Software></GenuineResults> 

    Licensing Data-->
    N/A

    HWID Data-->
    N/A

    OEM Activation 1.0 Data-->
    BIOS string matches: yes
    Marker string from BIOS: 183B3:Dell Inc|183B3:Microsoft Corporation
    Marker string from OEMBIOS.DAT: N/A, hr = 0x80004005

    OEM Activation 2.0 Data-->
    N/A

     

    Sunday, December 13, 2009 5:01 PM

Answers

  • Unfortunately, the Windows XP disc you have is non-genuine and counterfeit.  It is not an OEM version of Windows XP.  It is actually a Volume License version that is meant only for business enterprises.  The product key was likely generated using an illegal product key generator or KeyGen.  Contact the seller and demand an immediate refund!

    From your MGA report:

    Windows License Type: Volume
    Validation Status: Invalid Product Key


    You can acquire a genuine copy of Windows XP by visiting Microsoft Genuine Advantage and clicking on Validate Windows.  When validation fails, click on the Get Genuine button to learn about the WGA Kit.

    Another option is to contact Dell and order Dell's Windows XP Reinstallation disc.  See: How to order Dell Backup Discs

    Carey Frisch
    • Marked as answer by Darin Smith MS Tuesday, December 15, 2009 9:26 PM
    Sunday, December 13, 2009 5:12 PM
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