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Old 02-23-2007
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installing Windows Vista
my computer currently has Windows XP on it. the activation days have ran out
so everytime i turn on the computer it loads to the login screen and tells me
to activate it but when i try it doesnt work. I just bought windows Vista and
i need to know how to Install it. i put the CD in but nothing happened. i
know there is an easy way i just cant remember how to do it.
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Old 02-23-2007
Carey Frisch [MVP]
 

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Re: installing Windows Vista
Run the Windows Vista Upgrade Advisor
http://www.microsoft.com/windows/pro...deadvisor.mspx

How to install Windows Vista
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/918884/en-us


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"Brandon Freeman" wrote:

my computer currently has Windows XP on it. the activation days have ran out
so everytime i turn on the computer it loads to the login screen and tells me
to activate it but when i try it doesnt work. I just bought windows Vista and
i need to know how to Install it. i put the CD in but nothing happened. i
know there is an easy way i just cant remember how to do it.
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Old 02-23-2007
Keith
 

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Re: installing Windows Vista
You may need to go into your system BIOS and make the CDROM drive the 1st
boot device; then reboot with the DVD or CD in the drive. This may be why
"nothing happened" when you put the CD in.

Keith

"Brandon Freeman" <Brandon Freeman@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in
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> my computer currently has Windows XP on it. the activation days have ran
> out
> so everytime i turn on the computer it loads to the login screen and tells
> me
> to activate it but when i try it doesnt work. I just bought windows Vista
> and
> i need to know how to Install it. i put the CD in but nothing happened. i
> know there is an easy way i just cant remember how to do it.



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