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The Product Key on pre-installed windows Vista is invalid

The Pre-installed windows Vista does not recognise the Product Key as valid.

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If the computer came from a manufacturer (such as Dell) you do not need to use that product key. But you must install with the discs that come with the computer. These OEM Licenses do not work with retail discs, or retail systems.

During the validation, it will give you a Microsoft phone number. Call that number and they will help you activate the installation. If they are unable to do so, you will need to reinstall windows (or restore the system to factory default using the manufacturer's restore procedure.

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Probably the key used is blacklisted. rey ro see on for Vista keys

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    Probably the key used is blacklisted. try to see on for Vista keys


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Office Genuine Advantage (OGA) is another anti-piracy initiative by Microsoft on its popular business productivity product – Microsoft Office XP, Office 2003 and Office 2007. Similar to Windows Genuine Advantage (WGA), OGA requires users of the Microsoft Office software to validate their installed copy of Microsoft Office in order to download files from Microsoft Download Center, access updates or hotfixes from Office Update, and receive special offers for genuine users.

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