Windows 10: viirtualbox/XPmode - how do i "activate" virt XP ?


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       22 Nov 2017 #1

    viirtualbox/XPmode - how do i "activate" virt XP ?


    running win 10 home, installed virtualbox, used XPmode, got my single must-have ancient piece of software running.

    how do i "activate" my version of virtual XPmode ?

    a valid key is contained in the microsoft XPmode download itself...no problem with having the key.

    i just dont know how to do it since there is no "support" for XP anymore

    do i need to somehow set up internet access within XPmode ? if so, could someone point me to some simple instructions ?
    would internet activation even work with no ms support for xp ?

    i have already found and downloaded the XP 32 bit ethernet driver from microsoft --- the internet connection i use in win 10 home is a usb device which shows up as an ethernet connection

    is there a registry modification i could use for win 10 home registry ? does xpmode have a "registry" ?
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  2.    22 Nov 2017 #2

    I don't think this can be done legally.

    XPmode was specifically designed for Windows 7 Pro and higher editions only. The key in XPmode is only valid with these editions. This is a licensing issue. Windows 7 home editions and all versions of Windows 8 and Windows 10 do not qualify.
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  3.    23 Nov 2017 #3

    The license key of XPMode is not transferable, so no way you can activate it on Windows 10 machine with virtualbox.
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