Change Windows XP Install Disk Between Retail, OEM and Volume License Channel

How to Change the Distribution Channel Version of Existing Windows XP Installation

Copy all content of Windows XP CD to hard disk drive, or extract Windows XP disc image to a folder.
Open the file \i386\setupp.ini in any text editor such as Notepad.
Inside the setupp.ini, there is a “Pid” parameter with [Pid] header. Change into as follows

Windows XP RTM
Retail: 51882335 (Retail edition accepting Retail CD keys)
Volume License: 51883270 (Volume License edition accepting Volume License keys or VLK)
OEM: 82503OEM (OEM edition accepting OEM keys or COA keys)

Windows XP SP2
Retail: 55274335
Volume License: 55274270
OEM: 55277OEM

Windows XP SP3
Retail: 76487335
Volume License: 76487270
OEM: 76487OEM

Refer to How to modify ISO files

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