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By rnhunter ·
I am running a small home network and have recently formated a drive and reinstalled Windows XP Pro. Previously in one of your newsletters you told me how to run several computers using only one CD key: ie by changing the key code. Are youo able to forward these details to me again please.

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Noel Hunter

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by vanlinks In reply to XP codes

-Start, Run, regedit
-Browse to hkey_local_machine\software\Microsoft\windowsnt\current version\wpaevents
- On the right pane, right click on ODBETimer binary value and choose modify
- Change from A to F
- Start, Run, "%systemroot%\system32\oobe\msoobe /a"
- This is launch the product activation wizard
- Choose Telephone option to active your copy of xp.
- Select the Change Product Key option and enter your new key
- Click update and close the window
- If Windows returns you to the previous screen, just select the Remind me Later option.
- Reboot the computer

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