Windows XP Help

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  1. Zekrom_cool
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    Zekrom_cool I respect faith, but doubt is what gets you an edu

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    I have installed Windows XP in my PC. The OS that I installed did not ask for a product key. Now if I want to get it through the Genuine Certification,

    1. Will it pass?
    2. What will happen if it doesnt pass?
    3. Should I attempt to go through the procedure or no?
     
  2. Rydian

    Rydian Resident Furvertâ„¢

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    That depends on way too much stuff, requiring info we don't have.

    Where exactly did this copy of XP come from?
    What edition is it?
    What brand computer do you have, did it come with XP pre-activated?
    Does it have a sticker with a secondary key on it?
    Is the copy of XP cracked? If so, how?
     
  3. Zekrom_cool
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    Zekrom_cool I respect faith, but doubt is what gets you an edu

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    I got it from my dad's office.
    XP SP 2
    The PC's quite old. Dell Optilex GX 270
    It is an original CD. It is not cracked.
     
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    Rydian Resident Furvertâ„¢

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    Which version of XP? Home, Professional, other? What does the system properties say?
     
  5. D34DL1N3R

    D34DL1N3R Nephilim

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    Just try passing WGA and everyone can go from there depending on the message you get. If it passes, then there's nothing to worry about. And if not... they aren't going to come break down your door, lol.
     
  6. Originality

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    If it came from a office, it may be one of those that have been tweaked specifically for Ghost installations. IIRC, they don't require a product key because they already have a licence for installation on multiple computers. On the other hand, that may be IP locked (since the license is only for use on one site/suite).

    I can't be sure because I've only helped do Ghost installations, and not set it up myself.