I run VMFusion during the day at work, I go home and sometimes I boot up to windows to play a few games off an external drive. Thanks in advance for your time. You may install, use, access, display and run one copy of the SOFTWARE on the COMPUTER. manually replacing the wpa.* files in the systems32 folder and then restarting windows also seems to work, but is just as time-consuming as reactivation… I guess I won't switch too often see here
Reply 29 Mat Smith on December 4, 2008 said: Wow, I just read this page. Incapsula incident ID: 86001000084971100-89841382874023488 current community blog chat Server Fault Meta Server Fault your communities Sign up or log in to customize your list. Myabe I just didn't hit view by name and refresh?) Reply 13 Scottie on September 25, 2007 said: Hi Mohammad, thanks for the script. I would truly appreciate if I could get some advice or help, since I deeply want to keep using VirtualBox.
For this do a ‘ipconfig /all' in a "DOS-Box" (start - run - cmd - enter) and look for something like ‘Ethernetadapter der AMD-PCNET Familie' (in my case in german). I would think you would have to log a case with PSS and have them assist you. –ta.speot.is May 17 '10 at 4:19 add a comment| Your Answer draft saved Trial mode would basically just remove the need for OS reinstallation. –sh-beta May 15 '09 at 17:53 add a comment| up vote 1 down vote accepted ESX does not help at Reply 23 Timothy Palpant on June 26, 2008 said: This trick no longer seems to work after updating to SP3.
There is nothing that I would love more than to run only Linux but that is not a feasible solution for me or others as you can see from the comments. Share This Page Legend Correct Answers - 10 points Request unsuccessful. If I didn't have an ESX server already built and running, I'd use this method to buy some time. –sh-beta May 15 '09 at 15:34 2 This really is the You only installed Windows once, it's all the same set of files, and you're still technically running it on the same original hardware since you are using the same CPU, Mobo,
Why does typography ruin the user experience? James, thanks for the comment. See the Microsoft Web site for more information about why reactivation is necessary. old: After contacting MS Support and getting no help I've decided to just go the ESX route.
Instead of your VM's all having individual keys that need activating by Microsoft, they have no key and use slmgr.vbs to point the activation requests at your internal server. More about the author Thanks County Reply 9 Mohammad Azimi on July 24, 2007 said: County Pyr, I have already replaced the missing backslashes, the script should work in its current form. I'll give it a few days and see. You can not post a blank message.
Normally, you would have 30 days before having to activate, but with the instructions at this link from Jeff Atwood, you could use Vista in demo mode for 120 days. http://prcflow.com/vmware-error/vmware-error-25008.html Additional Thoughts Nevertheless, the fact that users need to go through this process to get their systems working is beyond stupid. Movie about encountering blue alien Is there an English idiom for provocative titles, something like "yellow title"? Are there textual deviations between the Dead Sea Scrolls and the Old Testament?
These aren't permanent workstations that need to be up for months/years at a time. Are basis vectors imaginary in special relativity? Cause When you create a virtual machine from a Windows Vista or Windows 7 physical machine, the operating system detects that the computer hardware has changed. http://prcflow.com/vmware-error/vmware-error-44.html That's a nice thing to do.
My system was installed as XP+SP1_integrated then activated and then SP3 was installed. Reply 35 viy on August 3, 2009 said: Hi all. This lets me run iTunes inside of VMWare on my MythTV box and download TV shows, etc..
Regardless of "fault" or "blame", it's not isolated, it's a known source of problems, and a potential source of trouble for a large current and potential user base. For someone who said that files didn't change after reactivation. Finally, has anyone had this issue in ESX 3+? How much more than my mortgage should I charge for rent?
Re: "Windows Activation An unauthorized change was made to windows" In VM Uncle Art Jan 10, 2009 6:27 AM (in response to WoodyZ) "otherwise this is really not a Fusion issue a feature that causes this much grief isn't really a feature.So, sure, "It's not a Fusion Issue", but when a customer can't use Fusion because of it, it doesn't come across Physical PCs with Vista installed don't cut it since they make it difficult to roll back to specific points in the process. http://prcflow.com/vmware-error/vmware-error-511.html If you did not previously call the hotline for the same license key, you should receive a new activation key.
share|improve this answer answered May 15 '09 at 15:25 Joseph 3,3271932 Thanks for the link. to remove it, for script to work at startup😉 Reply 16 william on January 11, 2008 said: idk if its my copy of windows or what… maybe its because i dont but it should be crystal clear as such, or the ability to cause the problem should be disabled. (e.g. Reply 6 Mohammad Azimi on July 13, 2007 said: Haven't tried it, but from what I've read Vista uses a totally different WPA process.
more stack exchange communities company blog Stack Exchange Inbox Reputation and Badges sign up log in tour help Tour Start here for a quick overview of the site Help Center Detailed bye bye microsoft - my data is my data and I want to store my data in a truely open format like ODF. I was hoping it would solve what I thought was an activation loop with my SP3 slipstream. Reply 41 Tianon on May 1, 2011 said: I know it's a total necro-post, but I wish something for Windows 7 would be this easy.
You can always give it a try and find out. I guess my rambling comes down to: If it's harming the User Experience within Fusion, it's a Fusion Issue. I guess I'll find out whether activation still freaks out when the VM is sitting peacefully on a single server. I assume that WordPress's code formatting is to blame🙂.
Reading up on WPA I learned that there are two files used to store the hardware info along with WPA data, WPA.dbl and WPA.bak (These files reside in C:\Windows\System32). What grid should I use designing UI for the desktop app? What are the computer-like objects in the Emperor's throne room? Just if it's any help for VM to fix the problem...
Any Idea if this works also for "Microsoft Office 2003" or is there a similar mechanism? This meant that I was calling up MS every time I wanted to boot in a different environment; hardly practical considering it takes 10 minutes each time activating over the phone. Request unsuccessful. In the field "Hardware address (?)" (I'm not running the English version, but it should only be one field for you to type in) erase the existing address and enter the
Can you please help me how can I activate my genuine Office copy in VMware. Browse other questions tagged windows virtual-machine windows-activation or ask your own question.