For standard 32-bit operating systems the registry path below is the same regardless of the client versions (OC 2007 R2 with July 2009 update or Lync 2010 RC) but previously 64-bit operating systems running the 32-bit only OC 2007 R2 client had to have the setting created under the Wow6432Node policies key.The main reason you might want change the Windows XP product key is because your key is pirated or otherwise incorrect but you don't want to reinstall Windows XP to activate your new legal product key.

updating xp to 7-49

First, locate the HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE folder under value just needs to change - it doesn't matter what it's changed to. Note: In the command above, the only space is between "exe" and "/a".

As you can see in the screenshot above, we changed the first part of the value to 11 from FF. Also, all of the o's are letters - there are no zeros in the command.

This interval is 1 minute by default and can be customized to any value between 1 second and 24 hours.

The second half of the server-side process is controlled by the Address Book Service which pulls information from the SQL database and writes the changes to the address book files.

Be aware that is stuff is more process intensive than the automatic delta synchronization.

This step should not be necessary under normal circumstances.Number of stale device files deleted: 0 Number of device full files written: 1 with 0 total contacts Number of device delta files written: 11 with a total of 0 new/updated contacts and 0 deleted contacts.Number of device bytes written: 1,657 compressed to 1,248 bytes on disk.Note: Don't fill out anything on this screen since this is part of a Windows XP activation process, something you may or may not be doing after your product key is changed. This is one method of activating Windows which you're more than welcome to use.Locate your valid Windows XP product key and enter it here. If you click the Back button, you'll see that you have the option of activating over the internet - a much easier and faster way to activate Windows XP assuming you have an internet connection on the computer.Just as Office Communicator has done since a later R2 hotfix, Lync also will not immediately download changes to the Address Book files when first launched, but instead wait for a random interval of time between 1 and 60 minutes.