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 Windows XP has features that include a user interface with simplified WebViews, a software-based firewall to protect against security threats on the Internet, fast user switching and support for Direct X versio... More »

As of 2015, a user can install Windows without the activation key but has a period of 30 days to activate it. If Windows is not activated during the 30-day period, the program stops working until the user activates it. 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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