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How to Activate Windows XP

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Published on Jul 12, 2011

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Stop "casual copying" and other forms of software piracy by activating your version of Windows and other software in a timely manner.


Step 1: Click Start button
Click the Start button on the Tool Bar of your PC. Hover over All Programs, then slide your cursor to Accessories and then to System Tools.

Step 2: Click Activate Windows
Click on Activate Windows and follow the on-screen prompts.

Tip
When you activate Windows XP, no other personal information is needed and you will always remain completely anonymous.

Step 3: Select activation method
Select your activation method. Activating the software over the internet is the easiest and quickest, but phone and modem options are also provided.

Step 4: Provide product key
Provide the product key when prompted. You're activated!

Did You Know?
Did you know? A Gallup Poll found that 20 percent of Americans described themselves as "nervous" the first time they use a new technology device.

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