Re: Reisntalling Windows XP the original product key isn't accepted
I repeated the whole process with nLite several times. Copying the original XP CD slipstreaming the SATA driver I get a blue screen before the installation starts. Also copying the original XP CD adding SP2 and the SATA drivers I get a blue screen before the installation starts. Copying the original XP CD adding SP3 and the SATA driver works well until the installation stops at the moment it asks for the production key. I checked with nLite and the number is exactly the same (it's the very same number that was also in my old computer), but it says that it's invalid even before the number appears, and the installation refuses to proceed with any other number or without it. I've been trying to solve this problem for weeks already, since I received my new XPS 430. What can I do to fix it? Working with my video-editing programs is the main reason I bought this computer, and there's no way to make them function under Vista.