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error message opening windowsXP

I have a HP with most of the peripherals and Windows xp. It is about two years or older. It came with windowsxp loaded, no disk. I backed up the operating system, about 7 disks.

Now it will not open, an error message pops up, leaving me high and helpless. It says "a problem is preventing windows frrom accurately checking the license for this computer. Error code:0x80090019." When I hit OK, it goes to Welcome buterfly owner.

From there I am helpless. I searched, but everything seems to point to pass word? What is Sticky Post?

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In reply to: error message opening windowsXP

This LINK helped someone with the same issue.

Check the first post in this forum,this is a sticky post,a permanent post.


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That's a bad sign. Try this link.

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Thanks tomron.

In reply to: That's a bad sign. Try this link.

I found the same link and was composing but you beat me to it. I still think it's a bit tricky of a fix that requires we have a backup.


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windows xp will not open error lisence

In reply to: Thanks tomron.

I do not understand your message, refering me to the firstpost, I am the first post. Your newer system confuses me.

Bill Stott

You or Bob refered me to Microsoft and it worked, tricky, but now my desktop Icons nor the webpages in my email do not work.


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Sticky posts

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In your first post in this discussion you asked, "What is a sticky post?"

Sticky posts are the first post(s) in a forum, eg in the Windows XP forum this is a sticky post. Tomron was replying to your question.

It stays at the top of the listing in the forum. Not all forums have them.

Tell us more about your desktop icons and web pages in your email do not work. What happens? Any error messages?


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windows xp will not open error license

In reply to: Sticky posts

This becomes very interesting. My desktop icons, which I have numerous, most will not open. If I wait a few minutes an error message telling me my address is incorrect pops up this frees the compute from it's temporary hang-up.

When the email referes me to a web page, it just does not happen, nothing.

Microsoft with the butterfly opens, along with Google world views,
and a few more, but not many. Some of the ones not an internet connection do work. My favorites in MSN work fine as well as it's links.

I find I can eventually bring up every thing, but it is a round about way.

This brings me to think maybe this is an HP computer operation system problem.

The webpage your people sent me to at Microsoft did wonders to get me to open to my desktop in the first place, but sent me instructions with lots of back up, mail to him and lots of fine point, so am looking for a easier way. Too much, and I eventually punch wrong, and screw things up.

Hope this has been helpful and I thank you.

Bill Stott

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