If you still looking for ways on how to install Internet Explorer 7 (IE7) or Windows Media Player 11 (WMP11) without validation or no validation on Windows XP that has been validated as non-genuine by Microsoft, the easiest method to crack Windows Genuine Advantage (WGA) and bypass and skip WGA validation without actually validating the Windows OS is by using a registry hack to make Windows XP activated and genuine. The registry hack allows Windows XP users to install Internet Explorer 7 (IE7) final release with no validation required, or install Windows Media Player 11 (WMP11) final version bypassing validation required during setup. The trick also allows users of counterfeit not genuine Windows or Windows that unable to validate to download from Microsoft Download Center software products that are exclusive to genuine Microsoft customers.

Note: IE7 no longer requires validaton.

To use the Windows XP (works in SP2, anyway IE7 and WMP11 only support SP2 only for 32-bit XP) registry hack to activate and legitimate the operating system, simply follow the following instruction. The crack add some registry values into the Windows’ registry to trick Windows to believe that itself has been activated, and force WGA Validation Tool LegitCheckControl.dll to always return genuine status after validating process.

  1. Download either wpa_registry.rar or WindowsLicense.rar (links removed due to complaint from Microsoft. You will have to create your own .reg file, see below for detail) (both has same content, kept for historical record purpose).
  2. Extract the archive.
  3. Execute by double clicking the registry registration file (WPA_registry.reg or WindowsLicence.reg).
  4. Click on “Yes” when prompted are you sure you want to add information in WPA_registry.reg to the registry.
  5. Click OK to acknowledge.

Now, you can download from Microsoft Download Center with or without genuine Windows validation for Internet Explorer 7 and Windows Media Player 11.

After downloading, double click on the installer to start the setup process to install IE7 or WMP11. No modification or patch to the setup files needed. When prompted to validate your copy of Windows, click on Validate button to continue, you should be able to get pass the validation test to install the IE7 or WMP11 as the genuine Windows users.

Create the WPA Registry Patch registration file to creack WGA

Simply copy and paste the below code into a text editor, and save it with a filename with .reg extension. Then double click on the .reg file. If your registration file is not functioning properly, it’s most likely due to the wrong quotation marks are been used, as WordPress may automatically alter the default quotation mark to open and close quotation marks. In this case, you need to delete the pasted quotation marks and retype it using your keyboard.

Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\WPAEvents] “OOBETimer”=hex:ff,d5,71,d6,8b,6a,8d,6f,d5,33,93,fd

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion] “CurrentBuild”=”1.511.1 () (Obsolete data – do not use)”

If the registry hack doesn’t work, there are more ways to crack IE7 or crack WMP11.

Disclaimer: This article is for educational and information purpose only.