Reactivate windows xp??!!?!?
I downloaded a security update and then installed and restarted like usual, but then my comp wouldn't go past the windows xp loading screen, it would just freeze while loading. So I went into safe mode and did system restore to like 2 days back and it worked, everything loaded up fine. But now out of nowhere my computer is telling me that I need to reactivate windows xp because I have had some hardware changes and I need to activate it in 3 days. So I figured, ok whatever no problem that's easy. But when I went to do it, it tells me that the cd key I'm trying to use has been used too much and I need to use a different key in order to reactivate. So that's pretty much my dillemma, anyone know what on earth I can do, reformat maybe? Thanks to all who help.