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    Hi.

    My Vista Home Premium was working fine 'till I reinstalled and tried to activate, it gave me this message "The product key you typed is already in use".  I called MS Support in Egypt though I am in Libya and they gave me a confirmation ID and it activated.

     

    Today I reinstalled windows again and i got the same message "The product key you typed is already in use". I checked http://www.microsoft.com/genuine and the result was "Thank you for validating your copy of Microsoft Windows."

     

    I run the MGADiag tool and here are the results

     

    Diagnostic Report (1.7.0066.0):
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    WGA Data-->
    Validation Status: Genuine
    Validation Code: 0
    Online Validation Code: 0x0
    Cached Validation Code: N/A, hr = 0x80004005
    Windows Product Key: *****-*****-VBF2V-39PVG-C4VJ7
    Windows Product Key Hash: Uyib//ajlpR490PPhomRPkCRE8o=
    Windows Product ID: 89578-OEM-7359704-81228
    Windows Product ID Type: 3
    Windows License Type: OEM System Builder
    Windows OS version: 6.0.6000.2.00010300.0.0.003
    CSVLK Server: N/A
    CSVLK PID: N/A
    ID: {937E0222-1F63-4318-8637-CA0C1A3FEF70}(3)
    Is Admin: Yes
    TestCab: 0x0
    WGA Version: Registered, 1.7.59.1
    Signed By: Microsoft
    Product Name: Windows Vista (TM) Home Premium
    Architecture: 0x00000000
    Build lab: 6000.vista_rtm.061101-2205
    TTS Error:
    Validation Diagnostic:
    Resolution Status: N/A

    Notifications Data-->
    Cached Result: N/A
    File Exists: No
    Version: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
    WgaTray.exe Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
    WgaLogon.dll Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002

    OGA Data-->
    Office Status: 109 N/A
    OGA Version: N/A, 0x80070002
    Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
    Office Diagnostics: FCEE394C-2989-80070002

    Browser Data-->
    Proxy settings: N/A
    User Agent: Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 7.0; Win32)
    Default Browser: C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
    Download signed ActiveX controls: Prompt
    Download unsigned ActiveX controls: Disabled
    Run ActiveX controls and plug-ins: Allowed
    Initialize and script ActiveX controls not marked as safe: Disabled
    Allow scripting of Internet Explorer Webbrowser control: Disabled
    Active scripting: Allowed
    Script ActiveX controls marked as safe for scripting: Allowed

    File Scan Data-->

    Other data-->
    Office Details: <GenuineResults><MachineData><UGUID>{937E0222-1F63-4318-8637-CA0C1A3FEF70}</UGUID><Version>1.7.0066.0</Version><OS>6.0.6000.2.00010300.0.0.003</OS><Architecture>x32</Architecture><PKey>*****-*****-*****-*****-C4VJ7</PKey><PID>89578-OEM-7359704-81228</PID><PIDType>3</PIDType><SID>S-1-5-21-2674536782-1038331423-3649455457</SID><SYSTEM><Manufacturer>NVIDIA</Manufacturer><Model>122-CK-NF68</Model></SYSTEM><BIOS><Manufacturer>Phoenix Technologies, LTD</Manufacturer><Version>6.00 PG</Version><SMBIOSVersion major="2" minor="4"/><Date>20070112000000.000000+000</Date></BIOS><HWID>8A333507018400FA</HWID><UserLCID>1001</UserLCID><SystemLCID>0409</SystemLCID><TimeZone>W. Central Africa Standard Time(GMT+01:00)</TimeZone><iJoin>0</iJoin><SBID><stat>3</stat><msppid></msppid><name></name><model></model></SBID><OEM/><BRT/></MachineData><Software><Office><Result>109</Result><Products/></Office></Software></GenuineResults> 

    Spsys.log Content: 0x80070002

     

     

    Please I need to activate before my windows get locked in 3 days and I don't want to call MS Support, it costs me 20$ each call.

    Monday, December 3, 2007 2:38 AM

Answers

  • You can activate Vista by performing the following:

    1. Click on the Start button and in the Start Search box type in:  slui.exe 4


    2. Press the Enter key on your keyboard.


    3. Select your Country.


    4. Follow the instructions for phone activation.


    5. Once completed, restart your computer.


    6. Then visit http://www.microsoft.com/genuine/ and click "Validate Windows"
         and restart your computer.

    Monday, December 3, 2007 3:24 AM
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