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  • Hi,

    My Hard Drive Broke so i had to reinstall windows on a new hard disk using the cd i got with my computer and when i try to activate it it says that the product key is already in use? its a legal version that i got with my pc i just needed to reinstall it????? Never has this problem with XP

    Monday, January 14, 2008 9:20 PM


  • You can reset your Windows Vista activation 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.


    Monday, January 14, 2008 9:22 PM