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Change Windows Product Keys

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Hello ,

I need a tool or a script to change windows xp and windows 2003 server product key . i tried many ways and many tool with no luck .

also if I have windows 2003 OEMand need to change its product key with volume license key what should i do ?
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by:KCTS
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You can't use a VL key with an OEM version. It will not work.
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Ok , can you provide me with tool to change VL key with another VL Key ?
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For both XP and 2K3 VL

How to change the Volume Licensing product key on a computer that is running Windows XP Service Pack 1 and later versions of Windows XP

This only works for VL media - any key changer will only work if the new key is valid for the product version installed.

The process for Server 2003 VL is the same but you still need to determine the product ID so you know your replacement key is valid

For the different versions and which Key is require check the Lavasoft link in this article
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You can change the key by using the the method at

http://www.petri.co.il/change_the_serial_in_windows_xp.htm#

This works for Windows XP and Server 2003

However the key must be a valid key for the particular product version.
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by:pgm554
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As folks alluded to,there is a VL file that is not present on OEM or retail copies of XP and 2003.

That is the reason even if the key changer worked,you would get an invalid key error.
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