asking for activation code after installing service pack 1 for vis

Discussion in 'Windows Vista Administration' started by Jamie C, Mar 21, 2008.

  1. Jamie C

    Jamie C Guest

    i recently purchased Vista home premium and activaed it and all was good
    until i installed SP1 for vista. now it's saying my activation coed is
    allready in and i need to pruchase a newone.
     
    Jamie C, Mar 21, 2008
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  2. Jamie C

    P. Di Stolfo Guest

    Hello,

    try re-activating by phone. It shouldn't take longer than five minutes and
    is quite easy.
    Maybe SP1 has wrongly detected a driver as new hardware or something.
    Reactivate and it should be OK again.
     
    P. Di Stolfo, Mar 21, 2008
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  3. You are prompted to activate Windows Vista after you install Windows Vista Service Pack 1:
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/947519

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    i recently purchased Vista home premium and activaed it and all was good
    until i installed SP1 for vista. now it's saying my activation coed is
    allready in and i need to pruchase a newone.
     
    Ramesh, MS-MVP, Mar 22, 2008
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  4. Hello Jamie,
    Did you get a ballon popup and if so what was on that message? The exact
    text string if possible.
    Thanks,
    Darrell Gorter[MSFT]

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    |> i recently purchased Vista home premium and activaed it and all was good
    |> until i installed SP1 for vista. now it's saying my activation coed is
    |> allready in and i need to pruchase a newone.
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    Darrell Gorter[MSFT], Mar 25, 2008
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