XP activation on a stand alone PC

Discussion in 'Gaming and Software' started by greenbaggyskin, Mar 1, 2007.

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  1. I have just bought a new PC and MS XP home for the mess. It is supposed to be a stand-alone as that is all we need.

    The XP needs to be activated and I only have 30 days.

    Does anyone know how to activate the O/S without going online?

    Grateful for any tips.

  2. Fugly

    Fugly LE DirtyBAT

    There should be an option to "activate over the phone"

    Its a freephone number i believe, you end up inputting a long code into the phone, write down the code it gives you back, then use THAT one to activate Windows.

    Or just get a cracked copy like everyone else :)
  3. If there's a 30 day free AOL trial on the machine you could go online using that, activate the O/S then enter CANCEL in the keyword field and input the required details.