Re: What port is used to license servers?
Your best solution would be to simply use the phone-in activation option
when you start the activation wizard. It takes about 5 minutes.
"Louise Hoffman" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
>> If you have a retail version then the direct answer to your question is
>> Vista does not connect to a license server in order to work (unless you
>> referring to the activation process).
> I am using the version that came with my Dell. Is that retail?
> During the activation nothing happens, so I thought it could be
> something with closed TCP/IP ports. I live at a college where almost
> all ports a closed except port 80.
> So I thought if I could find the port number that Vista uses, I could
> ask for this port to be opened. That's what they told me in the store
> where I bought the computer.