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Microsoft allows the user to run a copy of Windows XP for 30 days before requiring the user to enter an official activation key. After the 30-day trial period expires, Microsoft prevents Windows XP from running until the... More »

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Because Windows XP is a copyrighted Microsoft product, bypassing the activation code makes your installation of the operating system a counterfeit copy. You must acquire a legitimate activation code and enter it when the... More »

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Completing the activation process in Windows XP removes the activation notification. Windows gives the user 30 days to activate the operating system and verify that the Windows installed in a computer is genuine. More »

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Because Windows XP is a copyrighted Microsoft product, bypassing the activation code makes your installation of the operating system a counterfeit copy. You must acquire a legitimate activation code and enter it when the... More »

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Microsoft stopped offering support for Windows XP as of April of 2014, so the only way to obtain updates is to upgrade the operating system or to create a registry change to work around the incompatible updates available... More »

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A free virtualized version of Windows XP is available at Microsoft.com by downloading a virtualized copy entitled “Windows XP Mode.” Users must have a valid copy of Windows 7 or higher installed and virtual machine softw... More »

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