RE: reinstall on a new harddrive
These days, no-one explains anything, lol.
We are all left in the dark to find out for ourselves.
> Thanks Mick .. did the thing .. it was simple.. I am obviously MORE simple ...
> "Mick Murphy" wrote:
> > You have to do the phone activation bit, and hang on until you get a real
> > person.
> > The Product Key IS in use, by YOU! That is at microsoft from the 1st
> > activation
> > "shybashfulguy" wrote:
> > > maybe i should have included that this is a perfectly legitimate copy of
> > > vista that was previously installed and registered on the seagate hard drive.
> > >
> > > "shybashfulguy" wrote:
> > >
> > > > my seagate hard drive failed, so i replaced it with a temporary hitachi...
> > > > after i installed vista onto it it told me that the key is already in use.
> > > > can anyone suggest how i can work around this? or is that it .. one hardware
> > > > failure and youre screwed?
> > > >
> > > > any help will be appreciated, i have 2 days