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Are you using a Windows XP bought in store (or online), or a Windows XP cd that came with a computer?
Some Windows XP versions are only valid on a specific computer, that's why I am asking you if you are using a WIndows XP disc that came with another computer. Thank you
If you want to check the license you can call Microsoft Activation Center USA at (716) 871 2781 or (888) 352 7140 and ask them if your serial number can be used on a virtual machine.
Any more question please let me know.
You can call 1- 952-832-8000. Just let them know you need help in product activation over the phone.
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