I need help installing XP SP1

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by PlagueWielder, Jan 22, 2003.

  1. Hey
    Im having problems installing XP service pack 1.
    I have tried both the express install and the regular download and none of worked.

    I have XP PRO, and I also tried the solution with cryotographic and it didnt
    work.

    Oh, and I think its a corporate version cause I didnt have to activate it (no I didnt get it off kazaa or something).

    Any ideas??

    Thanks
     
  2. sboulema

    sboulema Moderator

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    what exactly are your problems. It would help if you give the exact error the installation gives you :)
     
  3. Hey
    I tried it again and I got this message "Your CD Key is invalid"

    What should I do??

    thanks


    once again, I know it looks like I got it off kazaa but I didnt, my computer technician gave it to me.
     
  4. Burpster

    Burpster Guest

    lol ...i could tell you but i'd get a stern talking too :)

    just phome MS and ask for a good key!!
     
  5. sboulema

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    it sure does look like a kazaa downloaded version ;) But if you say its not then i believe you. You are using a illegal cd-key thats why sp1 wont install. the key you probably used starts with fckgw. You need to get yourself a legit key and change the existing key with the new one. Then te install of sp1 is a breeze
     
  6. would I be able to install SP 1 with the new key?
     
  7. how did u know??

    I really got it off my computer technician (well, not any more).
     
  8. Eck

    Eck .user

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    Yes.
     
  9. sboulema

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    how did i know the cd-key you used? Its the Devils-One used on all the illegal copy's of xp. and the only blacklisted serial in sp1. any other serial will let you install sp1.
     
  10. Burpster

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    does anyone own a legal copy of XP ....lol


    smokingweed do you have msn messenger?? if so look me up


    tastyburp@hotmail.com
     
  11. cool, i didnt know that

    can i just call mircrosoft and tell them that I need a new cd key, or do i have to tell them that I canged a hardware part?
     
  12. sboulema

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    i think i can help you 2 with this subject ;) you can add me to your msn @ sboulema@wanadoo.nl
     
  13. Herkalees

    Herkalees Guest

    I do.
     
  14. sboulema

    sboulema Moderator

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    i dont know what they say when you call M$, never done it ;)
    But i think that if they are goinna give you a new key the gonna aks lots of questions...
     
  15. check yr pm boxes, both

    this thread is kinda popular and I only started it about 20 minutes ago (i think)
     
  16. sboulema

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    this topic is always very popular :D
     
  17. GoNz0

    GoNz0 NTFS Stoner

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    i got a legal copy of XP home.. !!!!!!!!!!!! (but i dont use it cus i like me corp pro :eek: )
     
  18. Burpster

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    the defense rests its case!!
     
  19. i have a legal copy of xp home too, but i got it for $30.
     
  20. Glaanieboy

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    I got it for free from Microsoft (legal of course). :D