If you have to reinstall Windows XP on the same computer e.g. because your old installation went instable or you tested some software, you normally have to activate your copy of Windows XP again. This will work 2 or 3 times with the online acticvation but then Microsoft will force you to call them by phone to get a very long activation number. To avoid the  activation procedure for the new installation, make a copy of the file:

C:\Windows\system32\wpa.dbl

on your current activated installation to a USB disk or external harddrive and copy it back to the new installation.

How to reinstall Windows XP without having to activate it again
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