After installing this version of WGA Notifications on a copy of Windows XP that fails the validation a users. Tags WGA Notifications. Windows XP 'not genuine', can't activate GR. After reinstalling Windows XP home, the activation thing is not accepting our genuine product key, as displayed on a sticker on the side of the computer. Starting this week, we will begin deployment of the latest version of WGA Notifications for Windows XP. In addition to the usual updates to validation that improve WGA’s ability to detect the latest stolen or fake.
Registry hack enables continued updates for Windows XPAs reported by Wayne Williams at Betanews and confirmed by us, a simple registry hack to a Windows XP system tricks Windows Update into providing updates for it. UPDATE: Six months later, find out how this hack is working so far.
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Williams says that the hack, included just below, makes the system look like Windows Embedded POSReady 2. April 9, 2. 01. 9. To apply the hack, create a text file with a . Windows Registry Editor Version 5. After this is done, if you run Windows Update, it will find several updates, as illustrated in this screen capture.
Image: ZDNet/CBS Interactive. The screen capture is from our own tests, which appear to work. Notice that two of the displayed updates are for WEPOS (Windows Embedded Point of Service) and Windows POSReady 2.
The others are for Windows Server 2. Windows XP. This specific hack works only on 3. Williams's source for the 3. The security updates that could be installed are intended for Windows Embedded and Windows Server 2. Windows XP customers. Windows XP customers also run a significant risk of functionality issues with their machines if they install these updates, as they are not tested against Windows XP.
The best way for Windows XP customers to protect their systems is to upgrade to a more modern operating system, like Windows 7 or Windows 8.