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SP2 ACTIVATION

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DELTA75329    0
SOURCE ??????

U need just 2 things 2 VERIFY .....

I hope u have Windows XP Pro which is now converted into a CORP ( with the CORP FILES )

2nd u need SP2 2120.

I think u might get anywhere from the net the bluel|st keygen or any other keygen which generates CORP KEYS.

Just go and do a PLAIN install and then POST wat do u find for urself :p

AGAIN REminding ..... that front post from neowin abt Win2k3keygen :p lol 640 lol :p

All this means is that this particular build locked YOU out.

Can anyone else verify that this is reproducable?

Locking out legit keys is a big problem because replacing them isn't always so simple.

And yes, a source is needed, because without one, you're talking out of your ass. :hmmm:

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DodgeViper    0

I have VLK and it's legit cus I got it from my school. But my key is - 645 - so does that mean SP2 won't work.

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MetaLRasaM    0

PURE FICTION.

i tried the latest sp2 built with ma warez XP pro, worked liek a charm

no matter what,sum1 is going to crack it.

im SOOO not payin that much for XP pro.

i donnu about you guys, i just tried it, worked fine, no activision or anythin.

i used the 5 in 1 XP cd, if you know what im talking about, then your fine:P (winbeta.org)

show me real source, cuz mine works like a charm

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DELTA75329    0
OK source after much finding got one in IEXBETA

ww*.iexbeta.com

ieXbeta Board -> Computers -> Beta Programs -> Windows XP SP2

Fix to uninstall SP2 for blacklisted keys (Pages 1 2 )

For all those who cant log in due to act

Problem after installing 2120 Slipstream

Can anyone help?

I think u can read those 2 topics

Nice try, but these are not "sources"..

These are other people who, like you, are drawing conclusions without any real solid evidence or basis for contention. Experience is all very well and good, but in this case, the smart thing to do would be to corroborate said experience with official information. For instance, an article quoting Microsoft.

Spreading panic about legal and illegal VL keys being blocked one and the same when the very real possibility of a bug being to blame for the problem exists... Well, that just comes off as slightly less than intelligent. And even less impressive.

:hmmm:

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Squirrelington    44
If you have a less-than-legit copy of Windows XP, you WILL be locked out of your computer if you install SP2

This only applies to Windows XP Pro with a Volume License Product Key (VLK). XP Home is not affected. At all. If you got XP Pro with your computer (OEM) or purchased it (Retail), you're legit and therefore OK. If you have a pirated copy of XP you will find after applying SP2 you will not be able to log on.

Here's why:

If you go into the system control panel, you'll see a number of the format 11111-222-3333333-44444. This is your Product ID, generated from your CD Key. The three-digit group identifies what product this ID is for. On XP Pro Corp the three digit group will be 64x, where x might be number. Legit copies will be 640. In the Gold release of XP anything from 640-649 is valid. When MS found out XP Pro Corp was being pirated, they blocked the two most commonly used product keys from being able to install Service Pack 1.

With SP1, only the two known leaked keys were blocked. They both generated 640, and crackers assumed ALL 640 keys were blocked. Key generators making corporate keys will always generate codes of 641-649. These keys worked... until now. Microsoft has never used 641-649 in any keys so they disabled them. Service Pack 2 RC1 (current Technical Preview) is unaffected, but all builds after v.2111, including the soon-to-come RC2 and the final public release, will not let you log on if your product ID contains 641-649.

To reiterate, and hopefully spare people some grief: If you are using a pirated or keygen-made CD-Key, you will be locked out of your computer after installing SP2!

You will be presented with the windows activation dialog. XP Pro Corp does not have activation, but if you click "Activate" you will be told your key is invalid and be prompted for a new one. After entering a valid key you can log on. In case you're wondering, it doesn't try to phone home. You can change your key and proceed even with no connection to the Internet. If this fails, you can use the old "Telephone" > "Change Product Key" trick.

actually i was able to get around it, ;P but thats another story and such

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ericnmu    0

blah lag computer

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ericnmu    0

Everyone I know with SP2 and a VLK is up and running fine, but I think thats only 2096

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tlogank    1

yea, people....no reason to worry about this @ all...will be a crack for SP2 before it is even finally released. There already is one now, but it MS changes something to where it blocks that, another work around will be released to fix that too.

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NY1    0

.....

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Squirrelington    44

mine was not even a crack, its a bug in xp. ui just used WindowsKey+U to evade the activation request, went to windows update, ran it, restarted, and it never asked to reactivate :p (lil moe complex than that but me lazy to type)

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Guest shawncruikshank   

I'm good..just waiting for SP2 to be final. Thanks again tlogank ;)

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ggareis    0

Is this bad then?

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DELTA75329    0

Something's fishy here: on some of these system property pages, the CPU Clock speed and the RAM Installed stats appear on the same line. In others, they do not. I've never this information appear on the same line before...

...warezed XP versions show the CPU clock and the RAM amount on the same line?? :huh:

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AaronMT    1

P4 3.4ghz

3.0 GB ram

- 642 -

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OptiPlex    0
warezed XP versions show the CPU clock and the RAM amount on the same line?? :huh:

No, SP2 displays them on the same line.

The picture with the Dell logo is SP1.

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DELTA75329    0
No, SP2 displays them on the same line.

The picture with the Dell logo is SP1.

OH...

I'm sorry about that; I didn't expect that to be something MS would actually change. (These are the details they think about...?)

Thanks for clearing that up. :blush:

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jerenity    0
source?

I know my key is valid (got my copy through msdnaa) and there is a 646 in my product id....

an msdnaa key is NOT a volume license key

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Joswin    25

I think it seems sensible. I belive current longhorn builds wont let you use 'generated' VLK keys. It's quite easy for MS to block the 642-9 if they want too. They know which keys they have so its perfectley reasonable if no VLK's generate a 642-9 number and wont do in the future.

However there is already another keygen out there that makes 640 keys so its pretty pointless, the warez community is always one-step ahead. Especially with things like this.

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SaguratuS    0

Unfortunately I must say that with a certain keygen out there, you can choose your product ID's, and SP2 will work flawlessly with it :(

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bscabl    0

dont know what this means, dont care, i dont do MS beta's

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Brandon    295

i have 640 in mine.. and mines a legal corperate (hehe from my jr high, just used AIDA32)

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aboi    0

haha :woot: :woot: :woot: :woot: :rofl: :rofl: :rofl: :rofl: :rofl: :rofl:

well that must of really suck for you cheap mofo's who dont play fair and sqaure. now go out and get your self a real copy.

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Fred Derf    217
Unless anyone else is willing to share a similar experience I'm willing to write this off as:

PEBKAC

I think this link confirms that this problem does exist between the keyboard and the chair:

http://www.neowin.net/forum/index.php?showtopic=165323&hl=

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ECEGatorTuro    0

I love MSDNAA! :happy: I got three legit keys from them (and they are all being used very well I might add!).

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gosh    6

Any of you people that think microsoft is blocking all 64x pid's are just dumb. After sp1 came out microsoft stated that they would not change anything about activation in future xp service packs. The only thing they said they would do is block product key's. Microsoft also said they would not reissue volume license product keys after sp1 was released, unless a companies product key was leaked. If microsoft blocked all 64x product id's not only would they be changing the way wpa works, but they would have to reissue a LOT of legit volume license keys. A bug in sp2 build 1220 is causing the activation problems, i assume it will be fixed in future builds.

It really amazes me how much bs people try to pass. I read most of the comments and in NONE of them did they quote someone from microsoft, it's just there assumptions. Just because a build of a beta service pack has activation issues doesn't mean that it's going to stay that way with sp2 final.

-gosh

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