Re: disk replacement, vista ask new activation ?
Milhouse Van Houten wrote:
> "Bruce Chambers" <email@example.com> wrote in message
>> Jean-Pierre Bordenave wrote:
>>> I must replace my disck seagate by a new disck sansumg, because
>>> to many disc error on segate, i was clone disc seagage to disc
>>> after and i restart on my new disc, my old one is removed.
>>> But Vista ask new activation, problem it tell my key product is already
>>> created, how can i do.
>>> new disc = buy new vista licence ?
>> No, of course not.
>> Simply follow the on-screen instructions to activate via telephone.
> Yes, I just had to do that recently after changing both an HD and DVD.
> You end up having to read something like a 40-digit code to an automated
> attendant (no option to enter it via the phone keypad for some reason),
> and then once someone comes online having to enter another extremely
> long code, but all in all it's not bad.
Correct...but ridiculous. One would have thought that Microsoft would
have come up with a better solution after all of the tribulations with
Windows XP through all of this rigamorole.