Re: Need to re-activate vista if install new Mobo/cpu?
If you are talking about an OEM version of Vista, you may be out of luck.
Retail should be no problem.
"Mike M" <MikeM@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> Ok, I guess I will buy them and try that if it occurs. Thanks.
> "Richard G. Harper" wrote:
>> You won't need to pay for another copy of Vista, just use the telephone
>> activation method.
>> "Mike M" <Mike M@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
>> > Hi, I am wondering if I bought a new intel core 2 duo cpu and
>> > motherboard, that I would have to re-activate Windows Vista. When I did
>> > it
>> > with an old xp computer, it made me re-activate it. Luckily, I had
>> > another
>> > xp
>> > at home to do that. I just don't want to have to pay for another Vista
>> > Ultimate.
>> > Thanks, Mike