to enter a 25 digit Windows XP Product Activation Key Code, which Windows XP promptly converts it into the system's product ID.
The Microsoft download page loads with errors and then becomes unresponsive to.
The comparison and the list reside locally on the users PC and no information is sent to Microsoft as part of this process.
Service Pack 1 for Windows XP will fail to install on installations of Windows with one of the following product IDs: XXXXX-640-0000356-23XXX and XXXXX-640-2001765-23XXX The following message will be displayed if installation fails for this reason: Service Pack 1 Setup Error: The product key used to install Windows is invalid.
Note: SUS is available as a free download to customers with a Windows Server 2003 or Windows 2000 Server license and can be downloaded from
Family Id=A7AA96E4-6E41-4F54-972C-AE66A4E4BF6C&displaylang=en Because Windows XP SP2 is a relatively large update (approximately 270 MB), SUS administrators need to consider the impact on internal network traffic and on the machine on which the SUS server is running.
My security system is set to receive Automatic Updates, but I have received none in over two weeks.