Use the telephone option to activate the copy. This is an automated service
but, after you have gone through the procedure, if you are still unable to
activate stay on the line and you will be transferred to a 'real' person who
will guide you through activation. The calls are free anyway so all you are
losing is the time you are on the telephone.
John Barnett MVP
Windows - Shell/User
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"Craterdome" <Craterdome@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> Just recently I bought a new hard drive which I would like to use as my
> primary hard drive. I installed vista on this hard drive and am using my
> hard drive as a slave drive. The problem is that my copy of vista has
> already been activated on the old hard drive and I am now unable to
> on the new one. I know that you can't have vista installed on two systems
> the same time so is there a way I can uninstall vista and will
> vista on the old hard drive allow me to activate it on the new one?
> beforehand for your help.