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Old 10-23-2005, 09:21 AM   #1
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OK, I'm about to do something the most stupid in my life. I am going to romove he WPAevents in the registry, since my CD key is already used (2 times ). If I remove this and msoobe.exe /a, will the activation will be off or will Windows not boot?
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Old 10-23-2005, 12:17 PM   #2
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If it was that easy everybody would remove them. Most likly it will eithere not boot and totally screw up windows.

when you say used 2 times do you mean on two different computers or the key has bin used twice? your alllowed to use XP on two different computers and you can use the key 6 times before you have to phone in to get it reactivated, so i don't see why you have to do this.
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Old 10-23-2005, 01:40 PM   #3
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Twice on the same comp. need to call M$ I think
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I did that and it comes back. lool
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Twice on the same comp. need to call M$ I think
No you have 4 left before you have to call them.
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Old 10-23-2005, 08:22 PM   #6
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Rite...Done! Might as well be careful with the registry
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Old 10-27-2005, 01:44 PM   #7
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I tried to set the OOBE Timer to zero to force reactivation. What I finally had to do was, take the HD out and hook it to another win xp box. then I had to load the hive...i think it is in HKLM \ SOFTWARE Once loaded I gave the loaded branch or hive the name of test then i navigated to WPAEVENTS\OOBE TIMER, reset it all to zeros, unloaded the reg hive, to the HD and installed it back in the XP box, and win asked to be activated.
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k ive lost count how many times ive called microsoft lol ive reinstalled my os at least 45 times since i bought it in 2001-02 ish. I know what those guys in pakistan are gonna say before their even gonna say it. I hvae no trouble lol, whenever i run out of activations pick up that phone and answer the questions get all the numbers then BAM i'm rdy to run windows
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They never gave me a new number. i just use my old one after i phoned in .
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Old 10-28-2005, 04:24 PM   #10
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They don't give new cd keys, at least the times I did it, they give a setting code.
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