Windows XP Activation

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Last edited on 30 December 2021, at 01:52.
Windows XP Activation
Windows XP Activation

I have a virtual machine that runs Windows XP for some legacy application. However, it no longer activates because it is now out of support. When activation fails, it forces you to activate or be log off.

The temporary fix that I was able to find was to:

  1. Boot into safe mode
  2. Open command prompt and run: rundll32.exe syssetup,SetupOobeBnk
  3. Reboot back into normal mode.

Other fixes I found online include: