activate XP-Pro RRS feed

  • Question

  • I formatted an older laptop and tried to reistall Windows XP-Pro but get "invalid activation key" message. The duisk is an original genuine windows xp-pro disk. why won't it let me activate the software?


    Friday, September 7, 2012 2:25 AM


  •   But has it already been activated on a different machine? If it has, you will need to activate by phone so you can talk to a real person. If it was previously installed and activated on this machine it should re-activate automatically.



    • Marked as answer by ammoman1 Friday, September 7, 2012 4:48 PM
    Friday, September 7, 2012 2:43 AM