Question about Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate Edition

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Product key of vista

My sister bought a new acer laptop and the one who installed its OS is her office mate using her OS. after a couple of days, i cant log on anymore and a window popped out saying that "the windows vista you typed is invalid for activation".Could you please tell me the most convenient and easiest way to troubleshoot thisproblem?

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  • sulquiano Jul 31, 2009

    wiz, is that a software where i need to download it?.sorry, im no good in troubleshooting and not familiar with this.

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It seems you do not have a valid copy of vista..You will need to contact microsoft and may need to purchase a license.Try ubuntu 9.-4,it's free.

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  • heeman mohun Jul 31, 2009

    each software for windows comes with a registration key.The key that you have on ur system has already been registered and microsoft has something called WGA (windows genuine activation.If you are sure your key is fine then you have to contact microsoft to remove this notification.Else you will need to buy a product key which will be costly.There are ways to bypass this but then it will be illegal for me to explain.The other solution is to go on google and type : download ubuntu 9.04.Download it and put on a cd.Then restart system with cd in and install it.Note that you will lose windows programs but you can still install within windows if you want by just inserting the cd while windows is runnning.Note that if you restart the system then your bios needs to be set up to boot from cd...Linux is great and free and super fast and there's no virus or trojans for it.!!Long live linux and if you like it pass it on to your friends..

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