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I bought a new laptop which had a free upgrade for Windows Vista Anytime Upgrade. I downloaded the program on my son's laptop and after a couple weeks the comper locked up and will only display the windows activation box requesting a product key (which is no where to be found on the Vista packaging). The computer will only show the windows activation screen. We are not able to get past this. I do not know what to do. It was implied that the upgrade was free software with the package. The screen also has a message in the lower right corner stating Windows Vista (TM) Build 6000 This copy of Windows is not genuine. The laptop was recently purchased from shopnbc. Please advise. Thanks! TAMMY LONG

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