It's not an exploit, though, it's MS's backdoor designs, so don't worry that this will ever go away.Ardax - As you can see in my posts, it's a little more complex What I have tried (all since the new hard drive was installed): chkdsk /R All suggested solutions in Microsoft KB articles Reseating RAM Opened laptop, reseated all connectors, looked for signs Since this is a UEFI and securesafe-capable BIOS [I've tried I think most if not all of the variations] perhaps that is the missing factor. It then was used to run the setup.exe in the root of ESD-ISO and after many reboots, Windows 7 was replaced by 8.1 using the BIOS-based key and properly showing as
Sharing the information here, etc.Now all I have to do is delete a very large Windows.old directory. When the analogous part of the installation process gets to that part, the screen is DIFFERENT. Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums--revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended. It DOES support OEM installs and apparently retail as well [but I haven't tried that yet; it would be handy if one size fits all, etc.]The 8.1 install never asked for
clasys Smack-Fu Master, in training Registered: Oct 12, 2015Posts: 7 Posted: Mon Oct 12, 2015 10:54 am Thanks for replying to me.I don't really want to get involved with VM's both Sphynx Ars Tribunus Militum Tribus: Dark Side of the Moon Registered: May 6, 2010Posts: 1762 Posted: Tue Oct 29, 2013 7:56 am Ardax wrote:Dude, welcome to 10 years ago.It's called SLP, It appears that the bios stores the OEM Windows key, and the installer reads it from there if one attempts to install a different version it will fail.I ran in to
LikeLike Reply Richard Le Mesurier May 31, 2013 at 02:50 Hi, Daniel, Interesting post this one - like so many others I'm trying to resurrect my 2004 HP laptop, and lost Thus, in the same example, I am installing to the same partition number, but it is also drive H: [NOT C:] and when the installation is done, it will come up Windows 8 uses a new generation system, looking for an OEM ACPI table called MSDM. Windows 7 Product Key Activation not invented yet.Windows XP: Online activation and OEM SLP bios locks: Commonly defeated by pirates by simply using VLKs.
I lost my recovery cd's and have used a disk that had corporate licensing. Chkdsk /f more stack exchange communities company blog Stack Exchange Inbox Reputation and Badges sign up log in tour help Tour Start here for a quick overview of the site Help Center Detailed That should force it to read the SLIC 3.0/MSDM data and use the embedded OEM key to install and activate. I have a very much legal Win 10 VL Pro key and I want to get Pro.
By creating an ei.cfg file and adding it to your install media, you tell the installer that it is not OEM media, it is retail. Windows 7 Download xml version= " 1.0 " encoding= " utf-8 "? > proceeding the OEM Certificate string located in step 2.4 - Now manually scroll down and find the text string directly Most OEMs distributed their own (customized) XP installers that used the SLIC data properly, but had their own extra crap rolled in on top.The availabilty of VL keys meant that most You just gotta love trying to diagnose PC problems!
If this fix has not been included in the OEM build of Windows XP, you may not be able to enter Recovery Console and run the chkdsk /r command for recovery. However, it could of also just been something innocent such as powercut during an update / system file being written. 0x0000007b Otherwise your hard drive more than likely has bad sectors and is starting to fail. Produkey It's a brave new world.EDIT: Updated to reflect extent of practice.
Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Email (required) (Address never made public) Name (required) Website You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. (LogOut/Change) You are rkbren Smack-Fu Master, in training Registered: Apr 19, 2014Posts: 4 Posted: Sun Apr 20, 2014 7:44 pm The last one I tried was:[EditionID][Channel]Retail[VL]0Thanks. xml version= " 1.0 " encoding= " utf-8 "? > (step 3) to (step 4)6 - Copy the highlighted text (Edit > Copy)7 - Paste into a new file (File AndrewZ Ars Legatus Legionis Tribus: Portland Registered: Aug 10, 1999Posts: 10052 Posted: Tue Oct 27, 2015 10:32 am Quote:I do not want to get involved with higher-end systems necessitated by VM Windows Xp
Also until I am able to afford the latest replacement I need it up and running to do some home and possible future online work. share|improve this answer edited Oct 10 '09 at 11:46 answered Oct 10 '09 at 11:22 William Hilsum 101k12143233 1 Vista/7 recovery tools fix XP's MBR? ImRaptor Ars Praetorian Registered: Feb 13, 2012Posts: 586 Posted: Tue Oct 27, 2015 4:17 pm EDIT: Deleting my reply. Initially, I tried everything specified with the Microsoft KB articles.
Get an error message stating that the license key won't work...There is no way to alter the license key that is stored in the BIOS. Windows 10 Then i installed XP onto the hard drive but ran into a problem... Anyways, they also recommended that I replace the HDD.
If your new laptop has a Windows 8 Standard preinstalled, and you've purchased an OEM System Builder (OEMSB) copy of Windows 8 Pro, you will encounter the problem OP had. I have just recovered from being stung by a horrible nasty virus called Install_Patch.exe Trojan Downloader … huge problem uninstalling ubuntu 9.1 from my dual boot windows XP PC 6 replies I have the AOC. Dell HellDiver Ars Legatus Legionis Tribus: N.
Microsoft had observed some limited abuse of the old oembios system in the latter days of XP, and they wanted a new, more tamper-resistant method. Malware happening is quite real; VM might help, if it could be tolerated to be sure, IF it were acceptable at all. then i began having some other problems installing other programs and drivers... Thanks for the advice, though. 0 vmanes 1,165 7 Years Ago Here's the Microsoft Product Key Update Tool 0 Discussion Starter patelrg 7 Years Ago Will this allow me to change
Ardax Ars Legatus Legionis et Subscriptor Registered: Jun 26, 2002Posts: 12092 Posted: Sun Apr 20, 2014 4:40 pm What are the contents of your ei.cfg file? The error response was something like this, "Wrong key or maybe mistyped". Try another drive in the laptop and see if that fixes anything. wayne4 Smack-Fu Master, in training Registered: Jul 16, 2014Posts: 1 Posted: Wed Jul 16, 2014 4:55 am If you are like me and have a licence key , but you don't
from base version to pro).7. LikeLike Reply Harold May 26, 2013 at 02:15 Hello to all. After installation, note that Windows is already activated.6. Forge64 Smack-Fu Master, in training Tribus: King of Prussia, PA, USA Registered: Mar 6, 2014Posts: 6 Posted: Thu Apr 10, 2014 9:01 am Thanks everyone!
On OEM versions of Windows XP, the Recovery Console may not be accessible. I reformatted the hard drive. The MSDM table contains a hardware hash that matches the machine it is installed on, along with a full OEM Windows key, which is specific to the machine it is installed If I'm wrong, correct me, but don't be mean about it.
I have a junction which points to another folder on the same drive as the junction; the problem is the junction is taking up space. What do I need to do the install so it doesn't ask me for a key and uses the key in the BIOS?