activate windows XP on a Dell

  wjrt 22:02 16 Nov 2005

Dell inspiron 6000 delivered today. fired up and decided to activate XP by phone and not connect to internet meantime.


all programs


but no activate on dropdown menu as with other pc with XP.

can someone with Dell knowhow confirm that this is correct and you do not need to activate on a Dell.

  Kegger 22:08 16 Nov 2005

hi wjrt,
yes can confirm Dells are pre activated, you can how ever register them with Microsoft.i have used thousands of new dells, regards Kegger

  VoG II 22:11 16 Nov 2005

Start, Run, type

oobe/msoobe /a

and click OK.

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