Re: Product Key already in use.
The product key is 25 alpha numeric digits. It is on the back of the inner
container. 25 letters & numbers in groups of 5:
"Graeme GTR" wrote:
> I already tried the validating over the phone with the automated service, I
> entered all 9 of the 6 digit codes, then it told me my product had been
> installed on more than one computer, then hung up on me =(
> "pvdg42" wrote:
> > "Graeme GTR" <Graeme GTR@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> > news:34D808CC-7935-45F0-927B-63A71ABBF871@microsoft.com...
> > >I am having trouble validating my windows vista. It is a genuine copy and I
> > > have the certificate and everything else to prove it, I didnt no I had 1
> > > month to activate my vista online, so when i got a message saying my
> > > activation time had expired I tried then to activate it, trouble is it
> > > says
> > > my product key is in use. So cant activate it.
> > >
> > > I have installed the disc twice on this pc, had to reinstall because of an
> > > error in the inital install, and at the start of the month i changed my
> > > graphics card, and yesterday i defragged my HD. Could any of these
> > > affected
> > > my product key validation ?
> > >
> > > any ideas what I can do ? I payed alot for this Vista Home Premium and
> > > will
> > > not be buying another.
> > Call the telephone activation number and explain your situation.
> > The people there will get you squares away.