how to activate my vista home basic

  mc_gaz87 11:19 31 Dec 2007

just wondering if anyone can help me activate my vista hpme basic.

the problem i'm having is it says my activation date has expired and i need to get a new product key but every were i have look says i need to pay.

it will not let me activate my vista cos i can only get into my computer on safe mode.

can u help?

  MAJ 11:27 31 Dec 2007

Try to activate by phone. click here

  anskyber 11:28 31 Dec 2007

Ring Microsoft in the UK and explain that it needs activating but you did not do it in time.

  johnnyrocker 11:29 31 Dec 2007

try vista forum?


  mc_gaz87 11:29 31 Dec 2007

can i still do that if i cant find my product key?

  anskyber 11:33 31 Dec 2007

Have you ever entered a product key, if so it can be found in the Control Panel?

  mc_gaz87 11:35 31 Dec 2007

were sud it b in control panel

  anskyber 11:38 31 Dec 2007

System and Maintenance, Welcome Center, click show more details at the top right

  mc_gaz87 11:40 31 Dec 2007

yea. but in safe mode so only so many things work. only thing i can find is product id

  anskyber 11:45 31 Dec 2007

I think you are just going to have to ring them, presumably you have a good reason for not activating it and you can prove purchase of either a retail CD or that your PC came with Vista preinstalled?

  anskyber 11:47 31 Dec 2007

Or try this click here

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