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Windows XP activation problems

By generalelektric
May 5, 2010
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  1. Okay so it boot normally and I select the Admin account. It then asks me to activate windows because something was preventing it so i click yes. Then it goes to a blue screen (not BSOD) and it says some memory at an address like this:

    000000000x000000000

    can not be read

    Any ideas

    Thanks
     
  2. mailpup

    mailpup TS Special Forces Posts: 8,443   +220

    Please explain what this means. Also, was Windows recently installed and not activated yet or did this message appear unexpectedly?
     
  3. generalelektric

    generalelektric TS Rookie Topic Starter

    It means that windows was asking me in a box with a red X mark to activate windows to verify activation state.

    The full story is that it did not boot the computer into windows at all until I reinstalled windows. Then it would get to the login screen and this problem started

    Thank You
     
  4. mailpup

    mailpup TS Special Forces Posts: 8,443   +220

    Did you do a full reinstall of Windows or just a repair install?
     
  5. generalelektric

    generalelektric TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Repair install
     
  6. mailpup

    mailpup TS Special Forces Posts: 8,443   +220

  7. generalelektric

    generalelektric TS Rookie Topic Starter

    What do you Mean? I did not click on the X
    It just asked me Yes or NO
     
  8. mailpup

    mailpup TS Special Forces Posts: 8,443   +220

    My mistake but you might be infected nonetheless. Can you do a full reinstall of Windows instead of just a repair install?
     
  9. generalelektric

    generalelektric TS Rookie Topic Starter

    I have information on there so could I create a partition and install Windows XP on there. Then delete the infected partition when I have moved all of my information?
     
  10. mailpup

    mailpup TS Special Forces Posts: 8,443   +220

    Yes, I think you can although I have never done so myself.
     
  11. generalelektric

    generalelektric TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Thank you I will tell you how it goes.
     
     
  12. mailpup

    mailpup TS Special Forces Posts: 8,443   +220

    To be on the safe side, try to back up your important files before partitioning.
     
  13. generalelektric

    generalelektric TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Could you please explain how?
     
  14. mailpup

    mailpup TS Special Forces Posts: 8,443   +220

    You can try to access your files through Safe Mode and copy them to a CD or flash drive.
     
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