This trick might usefull to for those who are confuse / lazy / afraid / Done.
———————————————- Alternative Solution – Credit to Steve I took a slightly different approach.
In case your your XP installation was done using IDE mode, and you decide to use AHCI for what ever reason, don’t worry.
You can do that without reinstalling your Windows XP.
If it has been over 120 days since XP was last activated, you can activate over the internet without making the phone call.
Note Windows XP Product Activation Technical Details on Microsoft Product Activation for Windows XP Activation Demo Microsoft Product Activation - Piracy Basics Windows Product Activation (WPA) on Windows XP by MS-MVP Alex Nichol "This application automates the task of changing to a valid Windows XP product key.
Addon: Even when the program calls itself version 2.11a, it is 2.12.
I'm currently working on other things so that I don't have that much time now.Addon: 2.23b fixes a small bug processing a registry key correctly Lvl Lord After a first malfunctioning version 2.21, here a new one. Itanium 64 Windows 64-files will be recognized, but cannot be patched yet due to missing files for testing. send them to me ;-)In addtion the installation of the new TCPIP. Eventually interfering files will now be renamed (after query). A temporaray solution for manual installation will display the patcher.On the 64-bit OS's, there is a problem detecting the original TCPIP. Lvl Lord After a short time out new news from the front.On the update of Windows 2003 Server 32bit (no SP only) is no limitation included.On all 64bit Operating Systems I must ask for your patience, because the patcher (and me) do not know 64bit.Installing the driver manually as a “dummy” effectively does all that for you anyway! The guide at the top was the closest that I found to succeeding, and put me on the right track!