Re: help need to upgrade from 32bit to 64bit
Or should that be DE activation??
"David B." <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> There is no unactivation database, nor is there a way to unactivate an
> installation (short of a format of the hard drive), they do track
> activations, but there is no unactivation.
> "Curious" <email@example.com> wrote in message
>>I have no idea of what the name of the database is that they keep the
>>activation data in but there must be one since when you go to use a
>>product key over again they know if it currently in use and they have a
>>way to check when you run WinUpdate if your system is eligible for all
>>updates or just security updates and they know when you use phone
>>activation if the Product ID you give them is valid.
>> "David B." <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
>>> What database would that be?
>>> "Curious" <email@example.com> wrote in message
>>>> No, you do not have to reformat your computer from scratch and you
>>>> should not since when installing a Vista Upgrade the installation
>>>> program has to see the old OS so it can be deactivated in the MS