Re: Re-activation after hardware upgrade.
When once you changed the hard drive setup it was picked up as being a new
computer. The hard drive is worth 10 points toward a time out, and
constitutes the majority of points toward accumulating the total that causes
a reactivation. So, when you try to activate, and can't, make that phone
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"TELawrence" <TELawrence@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
>I recently built my own pc using components I have purchased. I have since
> upgraded the computer by adding a faster graphics card and installing an
> additional hard drive in a RAID formation. When I reinstalled Vista and
> tried to activate a message appeared stating that the product key had
> been used on another computer, which of course is not the case. I tried
> activating the operating system on the phone with the same result. This
> rather disappointing as I have only had Vista for less than two months.