RE: Clean install of Vista Premiun Upgrade - 2nd install crashes
try the phone activation trick i did and they fixed it quick!
> What to do?
> My WinXP configuration became corrupted and was spontaneously rebooting at
> login, so I made the move to Vista. I bought the upgrade version and did a
> clean install after formatting the partion that held WinXP. When running the
> second "upgrade" install so I can activate Vista, it fails on the
> installation of a component. Probably the last one as it 45 minutes to get
> to this point... I've tried this 3 times with the same effect. Right now
> I'm up and running fine with a unactivated install of Vista. What are my
> options? Can I just enter the product key after 30 days? Can I "trade-in"
> my upgrade key for a regular activation key?
> Any help is very appreciated.