Error validating windows xp pro
After checking for problems, you can click on a link to validate Windows.Another reason why the validation may fail occurs when the Active X control for the Windows Genuine Advantage Validation Tool has been disabled.XP Home can only upgrade the Home Edition, where XP Pro can upgrade both the Home and Pro versions. First of all, your computer may not be properly configured to allow the validation process to complete.
These instructions attempt to address that problem.The newest patch, released the first week of June 2006, actually produces popups on the login screen and on the desktop explaining that this version of Windows XP is not genuine and the owner may be the victim of software counterfeiting.If your version of Windows XP is not genuine and does not pass the validation schemes, you will not be able to download security patches from Windows Update, or install the latest version of Internet Explorer 7 and other software.I am much more likely to remove Windows and to install a free copy of Ubuntu Linux.Windows Genuine Advantage is Microsoft's not so subtle crackdown on illegal piracy of Windows XP and Microsoft Office products.
If you’ve got an old PC that doesn’t need the bells, whistles and expensive licence that comes with Windows 7 then XP is still a viable alternative.