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activate vista

by shazel / April 20, 2007 3:20 AM PDT

how i activate the windows vista
in run command.

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My Computer(computer)
by auggief / April 20, 2007 5:30 AM PDT
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I believe that you right click "computer then left click properties and scroll down to activate.

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activation of vista home premium
by aagelleg / July 15, 2007 11:06 PM PDT
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I used dband to boot my hp pavilion dv6265us notebook pc which came vista operating system after i could install win xp so install a trial version of vista and now i have to install vista every 30days help me out please. how do i activate back vista? when i used the automated system is says not available at my location, ghana.

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(NT) Use your restore CD/DVDs and no activation needed.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / July 15, 2007 11:09 PM PDT
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on vista activation
by aagelleg / July 16, 2007 12:09 AM PDT

thank you for your idear but the problem again is that the pc did not came with a recovery disc. but i created one. but when i try installing it would reach a stage it would asked for a second dvd to complete installation which means that the recovery disc should have been two cds to make it complete. that is why i have to reley on the trail versions vista as i cannot aford the full version of vista now.

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Contact HP Support...
by glenn30 / July 16, 2007 1:20 AM PDT
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They should accommodate you with new recovery CD's with an adequate explanation from you. What happened to the second recovery CD you made?

May be a small charge for the disc from HP but worth the time and effort.

Hope this helps!

Glenn

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