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Demo problem well my uncle let me borrow windows vista home premium. when I started it it asked for a activation code but I just skipped it. now thirty day are up and it tells me to buy the activation code but I have now money what should I do. I would like to go back to windows XP i want the optional key

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Vista is a very demanding OS. Either buy a license or U will have to format UR drive to put XP back on. Vista is NOT an upgrade, it is a 64 bit OS. XP is a 32 bit OS. Like U, I like XP. Been down this road.

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