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How to make Genuine (Validate) Windows Xp to install Microsoft’s software and Updates

16 May 2010No Comment

We need genuine copy of Windows Xp to install windows updates and Microsoft’s free softwares. Here I will show how to validate Windows Xp as genuine to install windows software and updates for better productivity.

Perform following steps to validate Windows Xp as genuine

  • TO open registry editor type ‘regedit ‘in Run (in start menu).
  • Follow“HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\WindowsNT\CurrentVersion\WPAEvents
  • Open OOBETIMER file from right window and delete all possible data from it and close Registry Editor.
  • Now Run %systemroot%\system32\oobe\msoobe.exe /a from start menu to open activate windows.
  • Select 2nd option that is Yes, I want to telephone a customer service representative to activate windows and click next.
  • In next window change product key to ‘THMPV-77D6F-94376-8HGKG-VRDRQ’ and press ‘update’
  • In next windows press ‘Remember Later’
  • Restart your machine.
  • After system reboot Run %systemroot%\system32\oobe\msoobe.exe /a from start menu
  • You will see window is already activated, so click ok.

Refer below GIF Animation for additional help

Now we are able to install windows update and windows software on genuine windows Xp.


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