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  • My time zone and time is ok. But still I can't activate my windows XP professional 32 bit. It is showing 24579 error message. what can I do now ?? Please Help...
    • Moved by Michael Harvey-MSFT Friday, February 10, 2012 11:39 PM Not a MOCP question. (From:Microsoft Online Services Customer Portal)
    Tuesday, December 20, 2011 8:20 AM

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  • Same problem here i had to do new install now cant activate did you sort it out?


    • Edited by dex1111 Tuesday, December 20, 2011 4:16 PM
    Tuesday, December 20, 2011 4:15 PM
  • i'm having that same problem now... Message 24579
    Tuesday, December 20, 2011 10:20 PM
  • same problem. 10 computers. message 24579 show from 20.12.2011 15:00 am
    Wednesday, December 21, 2011 12:02 AM
  • I'm also having the same problem. Trying to activate Windows XP on a MacBook Pro, showing the 24579 error message. I'm thinking that the Microsoft servers are having troubles...please fix this ASAP!
    Wednesday, December 21, 2011 1:09 AM
  • It's the same thing here.

    Every OEM-PC we make that isn't supposed to be a part of our admin-net we need to acivate. And it have worked fine until yestoday.

    We really need this to work now, so please fix it MS !

    People are waiting !

    Wednesday, December 21, 2011 11:07 AM
  • Same here in The Netherlands, tried it yesterday and today, but still cannot activate windows and I receive the 24579 message.

    Probably a worldwise issue ?

    Wednesday, December 21, 2011 11:35 AM
  • if it's any consolation, I am also experiencing the issue (Error 24579) in England, UK. 


    Matt.
    Wednesday, December 21, 2011 2:01 PM
  • Same here, in Canada.  No luck !
    Wednesday, December 21, 2011 2:25 PM
  • Germany here - same error. Need fix!!
    Wednesday, December 21, 2011 2:55 PM
  • As a follow up, I have managed to perform activation via telephone.
    Matt.
    Wednesday, December 21, 2011 3:25 PM
  • Hi All

    UK Same problem.

    Reload of an existing system at 14:45 local time.

    I could use the phone activation but I hate it!

    So! Help!!!!


    dp
    Wednesday, December 21, 2011 3:25 PM
  • Hi people!!

    Same problem in Brazil using Windows Server 2003 Standard.

    Wednesday, December 21, 2011 6:07 PM
  • Same problem in the Netherlands using Windows server 2003 enterprise
    Wednesday, December 21, 2011 6:32 PM
  • Im from Chile and I have the same problem with Windows server 2003 enterprise!

    Fix the problem as soon as posible.

    Wednesday, December 21, 2011 8:24 PM
  • From Switzerland. The same problem with Windows Server 2003 Standard. Please fix the problem.
    Wednesday, December 21, 2011 10:34 PM
  • This morning 8.52 AM CET I tried to activate windows xp ( SP2 ) again and the activation was succesfull !!

    I will try to activate Windows XP ( SP3 ) later on today.

    Lets hope the problem is fixed.

    Thursday, December 22, 2011 8:00 AM
  • Just activated 4 pc's with Windows XP Professional SP3 without any problems.
    Thursday, December 22, 2011 2:42 PM
  • Working now !
    Thursday, December 22, 2011 4:12 PM