Re: Cd Key
Microsoft does not replace OEM keys. The product key
is forever tied and licensed to the computer it came with.
"Sero" <Sero@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> Can i not just buy a cd key?
> "Jane C" wrote:
>> Hi Sero,
>> You cannot use the recovery CDs from your stolen laptop on any other
>> computer. Your laptop came with Vista preinstalled by the OEM. OEM
>> installs cannot be transferred to any other computer.
>> If you wish to have Vista on your current laptop, then you would have to
>> purchase a retail version.
>> Jane, not plain 64 bit enabled :-)
>> Batteries not included. Braincell on vacation ;-)
>> MVP Windows Shell/User
>> "Sero" <Sero@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
>> > Ok my probem is, i bought a new laptop in pc world and a few weeks
>> > after i
>> > bought the laptop is got stolen, now i have the recovery disk from the
>> > new
>> > laptop. i have a second hand laptop now but i would like to put windows
>> > vista
>> > on it but i don't have the cd key from my new laptop that i bought.
>> > how can i get the cd key back so i can put it on my other laptop?
>> > Will i have to buy vista again?
>> > can anyone please help me?