Tip & How-To about Acer Aspire 5610-4648 Notebook

Set up without a product key- vista

The Windows Vista setup process makes it appear that you have to enter a product key to install the operating system, just as you do with Windows XP. But that's not so. Regardless of how you start the setup program, you'll quickly come to a dialog box that asks you to enter a product key. Leave it blank, and then click No in response to the "Are you sure?" dialog box. You'll be presented with a list of all the different Vista versions available on the DVD. You can pick one and use it for up to 14 days without any hassle. After 14 days, though, you'll need to enter a valid product key or do a fresh install

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