I'm in China, and my employer has provided me with a computer that has XP Pro. For ease of use, a local computer shop switched the OS from Chinese to English. When the guy installed the English version, he typed in the activation key and it registered. After 3 weeks, the computer began warning me that I have __ days left to activate windows. I click on "Yes, activate now" and it says "Windows has already been activated." After thirty days, I was not able to log on at all, and the same store owner re-installed Windows, activating it again, and now the computer is warning me again. I have 6 days left, and I don't want to have to keep re-installing every month. Is there an override? Can someone point me to a crack or hack or whatever? I'm in China, with a computer that will stay here. Local laws do not prohibit piracy, etc.
Any help at all?