Because you have activated and then, presumably a few days later, installed
a new motherboard, Vista assumes you are trying to install it onto another
computer. It may even give you a 'product code already in use' error
message. Try activating again, but this time, use the telephone option. For
further details see this link on my website:
John Barnett MVP
Windows - Shell/User
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"Adrian Hjelmlslund" <adrian at hjelmslund dot dk> wrote in message
> Hi Group,
> Bought Vista Ultimate and installed it --> worked fine, though a bit slow
> because of prehistoric pc )
> Solution was of course to get a new motherboard, but now the windows wont
> activate again. Seems it's somehow 'locked' to the old motherboard if I
> guess correct.
> Have searched microsofts site, but couldn't find that problem described.
> How the hell do I deal with this!!??
> Adrian Hjelmslund