I tried to exit to DOS and found that option was grayed out, you were just supposed to use the power switch to turn the thing on and off and not Reply With Quote 08-02-2003,08:36 PM #9 heffed View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message View Articles Senior Member Join Date Apr 2003 Location . Thank you! Elvandil, Mar 24, 2008 #2 like 45 ninjas. have a peek here
At some point the Microsoft Activation Server just get bored and says "OK, if you want me to activate your license then please pick up the phone and call me!". It tells me my key is not valid and prompts me to go through the phone activation. Any comments that clearly indicate you've not read the article will be removed. I didn't stay in the art except as a hobbyist.
Now, if you think that this article was interesting don't forget to rate it. I see you confirmed this in a message above, but can I do something to verify that it won't block access to my windows in 2 days when activation period expires? The network card has apparently not yet been configured, so I can't activate over the ‘net. So I'm trapped into this circle!
Reply ↓ mx October 13, 2014 at 01:08 Everyone seems to forget the part Where you can not accept the Eula for Microsoft genuine advantage or none of these will work. BeSmarterThanThat 210,008 views 5:20 Remove Windows Genuine Activation with regedit - Duration: 4:34. Some interesting info here (before check this website alert). How To Bypass Windows Xp Activation At Login Any suggestions?
Reply ↓ Alfred M March 14, 2017 at 15:03 Eugen, it worked for me!!! Probably with older version of Windows using a non genuine license key (like those randomly generated but still valid as keys) it triggers an software exception that is unintentionally handled,which for No "you must first activate before you can login", just directly into Windows.
The product key for one CD of Windows XP Home should work with any other - remember, it's the product key you're purchasing, not just a CD.
OK, whatever, I decided to activate. Windows Xp Sp3 Activation Loop Fix Can I turn auto updates on or I will have a problem? At least there exists something useful/positive about Windows :o)) Reply ↓ [email protected] October 17, 2013 at 23:25 Thanks for the help this really helped me! Advertisements Latest Threads trouble installing unity web player anyname posted Mar 17, 2017 at 5:48 PM St Patrick's Day Becky posted Mar 17, 2017 at 3:43 PM Review round up -
It simply stops the activation message from popping up. http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/103412-45-windows-activation-loop Microsoft has wasted many man hours on this. Windows Xp Asking For Activation But Already Activated I had to call Microsoft, gibberish a little, and explain my motherboard issue. This Copy Of Windows Must Be Activated Bypass It is much easier to go that route.
Reply ↓ Eugen Mihailescu January 6, 2014 at 10:13 The method is described on a myriad websites. navigate here It just generally seemed to be working, and working well. “ I'm sure that most of the time it works. Every piece of software I did use on a regular basis I absolutely paid for. They are the ones who suggest to others what to get. Windows Xp Already Activated Can't Log In
I have always believed that the folks who pirate software are wonderful advertisers for the software. I even tried to get rid of that silly "DO MORE WITH GATEWAY!" thing that's so prominently splashed all over the start menu, but got an error from that *&&^%$#! In fact, when dealing with licensed software (like Windows), I would strongly recommend you to contact your software provider to ask it if you are allowed to do something like that Check This Out No, create an account now.
Apparently, and I can't say how, the above files became unregistered. -- Carey Frisch Microsoft MVP Windows XP - Shell/User Microsoft Newsgroups Get Windows XP Service Pack 2 with Advanced Security A Problem Has Prevented Windows From Accurately Checking Ask Leo! Somewhat to my surprise and definitely to my satisfaction, it works so far, in reporting that it is activated.
He hears me out and offers no help. When product activation gets tripped it gives you three days to contact MS either through the Internet or by phone to re-activate, those messages I've seen before. While I am able to start Windows XP in safemode, starting Windows normally, produces the same error: The "Product Activation" glitch keeps showing up. How To Activate Windows Xp In Safe Mode Reply ↓ Iand Me December 24, 2015 at 01:08 I also have used used MS Windows OS for decades.
So when I installed Windows I entered the original Dell product key, even though I was installing a retail copy of XP Home. On the third morning I booted to the Windows 7 drive and my Windows came up with a black screen and a message in the bottom right corner stating "This copy got the Can't log on till activated!! this contact form Or at least it seemed to.
This time it was me. Nothing we did changed anything. Uploaded on Oct 8, 2011Fix Windows XP Activation Infinite Loop by BritecThis copy of Windows must be activated before you can log onEvery time you try to logon you get the Show Ignored Content As Seen On Welcome to Tech Support Guy!
i don't know why this happens because the computer was pre-activated and i didn't do anything to my computer when it started happening except played some games. If your browser is just IE then skip the steps below and go to the "IE browser opened". Reply Dave Sinclair September 6, 2011 at 1:55 am OK, seems I'm unique here - booting into Safe Mode doesn't allow me to log in I get the "… need to Anyway it was long time ago so I don't remember all those small details.
Customers complained the technology made the software difficult to install and also made changes to their PC hard drive that were difficult to undo. I have a great dislike for any effort that encumbers me, a paying customer, for using software that I purchased. I told him I am a computer engineer who works for IBM and that I rebuild my PC's quite regularly, and that 14 is not an unrealistic number. Thread Tools Show Printable Version Display Linear Mode Switch to Hybrid Mode Switch to Threaded Mode 08-02-2003,02:37 AM #1 sniper297 View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message View Articles Moderator Join
That old PC is still good for something. TaylorsTutorials 361,166 views 4:43 Windows XP Activation Horror II - Duration: 9:05. only a week ago, it started asking me to activate windows before i could log in every time i restarted my computer. Here's the highly edited sequence: I call the activation number, which is of course automated.