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Unable to access microsoft.com

By Mark Fuller
May 22, 2014
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  1. I just had to reformat an xp machine today and It will not go to microsoft's website. Have they stopped supporting xp alltogether no matter what browser? All other websites work well.
     
  2. Cobalt006

    Cobalt006 TS Guru Posts: 1,776   +241

    Yes, as far as updates
     
  3. Mark Fuller

    Mark Fuller TS Enthusiast Topic Starter Posts: 126

    Thank you, that's what I wanted to know, by the way, will I be able to validate the copy of xp I reinstalled or will it expire after 30 days?
     
  4. Cobalt006

    Cobalt006 TS Guru Posts: 1,776   +241

    You can call over the phone and activate XP. Don't know if it will over the internet for sure.
     
  5. Mark Fuller

    Mark Fuller TS Enthusiast Topic Starter Posts: 126

    Thanx
     
  6. Cobalt006

    Cobalt006 TS Guru Posts: 1,776   +241

    Your welcome Good luck, hope you get it up and running.
     
  7. Mark Fuller

    Mark Fuller TS Enthusiast Topic Starter Posts: 126

    Microsoft would give no support over the phone. I am also unable to access other websites like avira even with chrome.
     
  8. Cobalt006

    Cobalt006 TS Guru Posts: 1,776   +241

    Wow, I just activated Xp for someone two weeks ago. Threw the automated phone call. If this is the case their not even activating it. It will just start shutting down. Plus most of it features may not not work.
     
  9. Taimur Bangash

    Taimur Bangash TS Rookie

    Search google you will get your desired answer
     
  10. Mark Fuller

    Mark Fuller TS Enthusiast Topic Starter Posts: 126

    I googled the answer, now I Have it activated. Now when I bring up google chrome it says that it unable to connect to the real google and I am unable to check my email. Also, I am unable to access some websites like norton and avira to get an antivirus.
     
  11. Cobalt006

    Cobalt006 TS Guru Posts: 1,776   +241

    How did you activate it? .
     
    Last edited: Jun 14, 2014
  12. Mark Fuller

    Mark Fuller TS Enthusiast Topic Starter Posts: 126

    There was a video on youtube that showed me how to edit the registry.
     
  13. Cobalt006

    Cobalt006 TS Guru Posts: 1,776   +241

    This is may be the reason why you can not. Get on Google or access some web sites.. I read some where before. That when you activate it. They tell you not to let it update from Microsoft. In others words it is not activated legally.
     
    Last edited: Jun 15, 2014

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