Only reply if you have personally verified and tested the method works. You can try to buy it from online stores , or from resellers that have. This includes Outlook Express and the Internet Connection Wizard. I am not asking how to pirate Windows 2000. See table 2 for details. Windows 2000 introduced a multilingual user interface and can support Arabic, Armenian, Baltic, Central European, Cyrillic, Georgian, Greek, Hebrew, Indic, Japanese, Korean, Simplified Chinese, Thai, Traditional Chinese, Turkic, Vietnamese and Western European languages.
This is a straight port and is incapable of editing a remote registry or changing permissions. Have a question for an expert? This email address is already registered. This can be beneficial to other community members reading the thread. And no one is telling you to pirate it. And 9x doesn't store the product key encoded in the registry so it's easier than ever to change the key. One of the pages I found with several solutions is As for the reasons on why the key needs to be changed, that's quite irrelevant. Hi , Microsoft Windows 2000 is out of orders and you cant order it from Microsoft.
Using this with an active, unfiltered connection to the Internet may place you at high risk for malware or other unwanted viruses. There's also several pages explaining what to do if you want to change keys, I have not tested any of these methods myself since I don't use Windows 2000 anymore. I've installed Windows 2000 on four computers using the same product key. Guest visitor Thanks very much for your help. Windows 2000 included no new stock games, including only FreeCell, Minesweeper, Pinball and Solitaire. Above the barcode is the actual product key. If you are keeping the software and want to use it longer than its trial time, we strongly encourage you purchasing the license key from Windows official website.
These posts are not intended to substitute for medical, tax, legal, investment, accounting, or other professional advice. You don't need to do this. If you'd like to get expert points and benefit from positive ratings, please create a new account or login into an existing account below. Hot fixes are packaged as auto-extracting files that include a file called hotfix. A quick google shows that several apps can change the key in Windows 2000, apps such as. Right click it, select Properties, and remove the Read-only checkmark.
You can also apply hot fixes to a Windows 2000 install share if desired. Pbxman Systems Administrator Please let Tek-Tips members know their posts were helpful. We, at Microsoft strive towards excellence. Pbxman Systems Administrator Please let Tek-Tips members know their posts were helpful. If you pirated it who cares, it's that old. It's easy to and it's free. Join your peers on the Internet's largest technical computer professional community.
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There's really no need for it. The poster asked about how to change the key, not if it's needed or if it's used for activation or not. I didn't say anything about activation. The product key will be posted on the Dell computers' case. Please let me know the key. This method of installation is currently only support on clean installs of Win2k, however: so you can't use this modified install share to upgrade existing Win2K machines. Learn about the changes that this new app brings.
So don't waste your time. Your answer will not be displayed immediately. Add a title You will be able to add details on the next page. Open source and free suites such as LibreOffice and OpenOffice could save organizations money, but not effort in comparison with Microsoft Office. This can be really frustrating for you and I appreciate the efforts that you have put in.
Ported over was StickyKeys, FilterKeys, ToggleKeys, SoundSentry, MouseKeys, high contrast themes, and Magnifier. If not - you can call dell and give them your information, and they should be able to lookup your Certificate of Authenticity. It will be focused on small and medium-sized businesses. The Web install will detect which files you need to have updated and only download those that are out-of-date. The question is why do you use windows 2000? The key number is present in the Registry, but just changing it there will not work.
Please provide a Corporate E-mail Address. In addition, to get activated, we should call Microsoft. Note: After many emails, it's safe to say this works with all versions of Win2k; Professional, Server, and Advanced Server. We will be happy to help. Two versions of the registry editor exist in Windows 2000. Guest visitor Join Tek-Tips ® Today! Sharing is caring and that is the only way to keep our scene, our community alive. See for more information on how to do this.