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Windows activation can't connect to internet

By snacks
May 18, 2008
  1. Windows XP (Home) activation isn't connecting to the internet, it just says it can't get a connection. Every other program works fine. Could the firewall be blocking it? And to know if that's it or not, what program would I add as an exception to let Windows activation through the firewall?
     
  2. mailpup

    mailpup TS Special Forces Posts: 8,485   +233

    You could temporarily turn off the firewall to see if that is the problem.
     
  3. bushwhacker

    bushwhacker TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 1,086

    This is mostly caused by network problems, try to reinstall drivers, or stick with telephone to MS for activation number.
     
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