XP-Mode on Home Premium..

..is working fine (manual install) but XP asking for activation even it is supposed to be pre-activated?


Is the XP licence you've installed retail, oem, or volume?

XP- mode is supposed to be pre-activated but I guess only for 7Pro or better. If you install on 7Home you have to supply a key!?

I do not have any XP disc any more


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Yes, XP mode is only for business and ultimate liciences...

okay, so how you get a genuine key for XP when it is no longer sold?

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I was saying earlier I do not have any XP disk or key - if I had the problem would be fixed already!
I have exactly 1 older software requiring the VM to work properly coz it's slow as a turtle in 7HP.

I do not need VMware as it is already up and running in the MS VM but it will expire in 30 days without activation.

okay, done all this - no activation!

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