I have taken responsibility of a site with a client laptop running XP Pro. The License sticker on the back is for XP Home, so I assume that at some point in the past my predecessor has installed Pro to allow the machine to connect to the domain. The machine had not done any windows updates since this I gather, and since trying to update the "potential victim of anti piracy" message keeps popping up. Is there any way, other than reinstalling that I can get around this issue. I have tried a number of cracks I've found on the web, and tried several other valid XP keys, and still no joy.
Any suggestions welcome.