When you say 'windows vista box' are you referring to the actual packaging
or is this the number displayed on your screen when you choose to activate
by phone? If it is on your vista packaging this may simply be a manufacturer
number and nothing to do with Microsoft.
I'm not sure which country you actually live in but a vaguely remember
Romania being mentioned? This area would, presumably, come under
Europe/Asia/Middle East which is covered by the UK office. Having said that
I'm sure there are local offices in Germany, Spain, etc and maybe even
closer to you.
You could try emailing Microsoft Customer Service (see the Microsoft
website) and asking their help. They would, at least, be able to give you a
telephone number that may be nearer your country for the purpose of
John Barnett MVP
Windows - Shell/User
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"Problem" <Problem@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> Yes i did.On my windows vista box i have a local number for me to call.I
> it,but the phone number wasen`t anymore available.