XP: See the State of Activation

Posted September 8, 2004 by MickeyMouse in Windows installation

The following tech-recipe contains a quick method to see whether or not a system has been activated.


If you need you know a system’s activation state, use these steps to pull up the activation window.

    1. Click Start
    2. Click Run
    3. Type the following in the text box, and then hit OK:

    %SYSTEMROOT%\system32\oobe\msoobe.exe /A

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