Vista product key is not validating
The wiki How Tech Team also followed the article's instructions, and validated that they work. Vista allows you to extend your activation grace period by 120 days.With a little tweaking you can renew your activation indefinitely.Leo -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: Gnu PG v1.4.6 (Ming W32) i D8DBQFF6b Zf CMEe9B/8oq ERAhj CAJ9v KENW2rt/slww/7h31Zi Lg VWxg Cfcj Q j SNw Ucu C1Vy PJYS4cotic M= =19j V -----END PGP SIGNATURE----- You can find the XP Key on the CD and it is very easy to do.Put the XP CD in your Drive and right click explore. When search finds this file on your CD, open it with Note Pad and scroll down to the bottom, and there in all it's Glory will be your XP CD KEY.One source of confusion is where the CD Key comes from. The product key is typically printed on a label on the product packaging containing the CD when you purchase it.If you look closely at several copies of the same product, you'll see that the key is different on each label. One of the reasons that the product keys are unique is to prevent piracy.I have a Windows XP Pro SP2 installation disk but I don't know the CD Key. I do not have this installed on any other computers so I can't search the registry for it either.
Notenboom has been playing with computers since he was required to take a programming class in 1976.You may think you're purchasing a CD, but in fact, it's more like you're purchasing that product key. Each person should receive a unique product key, and thus that product key should be used to install on only one machine.Any CD will do, but it's your possession of a unique product key that verifies you as having purchased a legitimate copy of the product. Microsoft is fairly vague on the details of "product activation", but it's likely that one of the things it checks is that the product key you entered is unique, and not already in use by someone else, or on another machine.CD Keys for one product or version of a product will not work with others.Leo -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: Gnu PG v1.4.7 (Ming W32) i D8DBQFHgnp NCMEe9B/8oq ERAtfo AJ44eij YMSg2Pccd5OULv Nh V/mf Vx ACfc Dtu Om1c Eu8n YWn E4ei FMUZHs48= =Ho Qu -----END PGP SIGNATURE----- Wow, I just found your site. I know this won't help someone who's lost their CD key.