March 31, 2018

How to change a windows xp product key

Sometimes you may want to change your Windows XP product key after you have installed it. Follow the easy steps below to change the serial key.

1. Click on the Start button in Windows XP and click on Run

2. Type “Regedit” when the Run dialogue box appears

3. Now the registry editor will open

4. Go to path Hkey_Local_machine\Software\Microsoft\WindowsNT\CurrentVersion\WPAEvents and open the registry key

5. Now right-click on OOBETimer, which you can see under the registry key, and click on Modify

6. You will see a value

7. Make a change in any digit and click on OK

8. Now click on Start again and open Run

9. Type “%systemroot%\system32\oobe\msoobe.exe/a” in the Run box and press Enter

10. A screen with the title “Let’s activate Windows” will appear

11. Select “Yes, I want to telephone a customer service representative to active Windows”

12. Now you will have an option to change the Windows XP product key

13. Type the new product key

14. Restart your PC for the new key to take effect