The other option is of course to buy a legal version of Windows XP off the Internet or in a retail store.
This error message occurs when you do not have appropriate permissions for the DATA folder for Windows Genuine Advantage.Microsoft is offering a variety of options to customers who unknowingly purchased a counterfeit copy of Windows XP.Customers can submit a proof of purchase, the original counterfeit CD, and fill out a report with the details of the purchase and Microsoft will give the customer a complimentary copy of Windows XP. However, when I go to extract it, Spy Ware Doctor finds the following infection. Your best bet would be to call the activation hotline number and plead your case.
Bob OEM and retail copies of XP use different keys, as do large volume copies typically used by system builders.