My vista product key is on 2 computers.

  retro_hood 21:59 13 Mar 2007

I got my new laptop and typed in the vista product key. I then reinstalled vista at a later date because something went wrong (off-topic matter). Now when i try to activate my windows vista using the product key the automated phone service states i have already got it used the key on another computer. Could this possibly be my first installation?

I don't know what to do, 3 days left before activation runs out and i dont know what will happen.

Help plese.

  woodchip 22:09 13 Mar 2007

Contact Microsoft UK

  stephen0205 22:16 13 Mar 2007

did u activate it before, if not then shis should work and anyway you can install vista on 2 pc's, but no more because it registers the mother board, in thiery everythime u upgrade your mother board you must buy the windows version again.

  retro_hood 22:17 13 Mar 2007

I thnink i did yeah. When i phoned the automated phone service, it asked me questions about How i installed windows XP, does it think im registering XP?

  retro_hood 22:28 13 Mar 2007

I have backup files from my last installation if any of them could cintain my account that the product keywas registerd too. There listed backp files 1 to 7.

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