How can I stop a Windows XP upgrade?

Hello,
I have a pc running WinXP Media Center which I was having issues with after removing some nasty malware. I used an XP SP3 OEM disk to attempt a repair and it is asking for a license key, which I don't have. Now my pc is stuck in an install loop, if I reboot without the cd, it still wants to complete the installation and there is no option at this point to cancel. Any ideas?
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  1. On a side note, I just found a Microsoft support article that says XP media center is not upgradeable to XP pro. There will be an "invalid key" error (which I am getting). Any suggestions would be very much appreciated.
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