I validated windows vista here:
Then valididated microsoft windows office (which didn't work because i
dont have microsoft windows office).
Then i opened help and support and searched:
and activated windows following instructions and got a sucsessfull
Then i restarted my computer and STILL I cannot open windows update or
the control pannel. I still cannot use windows aero and I still have the
message on my desktop saying my windows version is not valid.
On the side of my tower I have a sticker with two barcodes, Product
key, three different sequences of numbers and two metal strips.