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Windows Product Activation

Discussion in 'Computers, Games, Electronics etc' started by TurboMirage, Oct 26, 2005.

  1. TurboMirage

    TurboMirage YEEAAAHHH VIP

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    well, those of us at CSi have finally figured out how to get around this, and install service packs, and defeat new serial activation, rendering the 3 strikes your out activation sequence finally dead and done. :ph34r:

    that means if you "activate" the same serial number 3 times, you have to call it into microsoft and get a special activation code. anytime you need to use that serial again, you get a new code, and have to call again and again. our method entails that you dont even "activate" persay, so your key is never sent in. :)

    dunno if i should post up how, depends on how the higher-ups feel.
     
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    ooo ooo...gimmie...pm or e-mail [​IMG]
     
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    having installed my legit copy of xp multiple times on my machine (at least 8 now) here's what i've found.

    you get the first 3 free.
    4th time, you need to call, tell them that their shitty browser infected you with spyware and you have to re-install.

    after that, just do the web thing. as long as there's some time between activations, you're good.

    i've only had to call that one time.
     
  5. TurboMirage

    TurboMirage YEEAAAHHH VIP

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    we get stuck doing it often, since we have a site license, and a volume license key. it just makes life ALOT easier than waiting on the phone for a good long time.
     
  6. xj0hnx

    xj0hnx I wanna be sedated VIP

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    I was using Corp. Edition Pro, no activation required, now I have my legit Home back on but if you want to PM me the info that would be good for info purposes.
     
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    corp edition? doesn't exist. you got pro and home.

    there was a BETA corp. edittion... is that what you're running?
     
  8. TurboMirage

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    yes, there really is a XP Pro Corporate Edition.
     
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    sure is...i even have a legit copy with 20 available installs...but its not like M$ would know
     
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    hrm, never heard of it...
     
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    same here b i have it loaded and it lags worst than a t64 mounted on a d15b !
    -j/p im being dumb but any ways - its not that good
     
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    Corporate is also known as Build 2600 :)
     
  13. phunky.buddha

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    :werd:

    That's what I run. No activation required... or even available. :)
     
  14. xj0hnx

    xj0hnx I wanna be sedated VIP

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    Yip, that's why it's popular with the most 1337 h4><0r'5.
     
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    Yea i'm in for a PM also, i got home,and pro + a l33t crax, but you can never have too many options.
    We installed the same XP pro disc on 4 computers in 5 hours, just kept calling, and they don't even care... you get a different somalian dude every time you call.
    They tell you to read off that 987 digit number to the recording, then it says "im sorry we were unable to catch that" WTF [​IMG]
     
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    yeah, the phonecall is BS. you type everything in, and it cant figure it out, then you have to read it off to the rep.
     
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    :werd:

    That or a corporate copy of 2003, or legit betas of all the other experimental operating systems out there. :)
     
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    I've had to call on 2 separate occasions on the 4th and 5th reinstall.
     
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