Windows Vista boot completely, and I also need to revalidate RRS feed

  • Question

  • I had nothing but booting problems from Vista since the most recent (March) update.  Now I can't even validate online.  Is the a number I can call to validate over the phone?

    Monday, March 16, 2009 1:52 AM


  • Hello e6mpd,

      By Validate do you mean Activate?

      In order to receive the best support, we request all users initially download and run the Genuine Diagnostics tool at this link http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?linkid=52012. Click "Continue" click the Windows tab, click the "Copy" button, then paste the report into a response message in this thread.


    If you do not have access to the Start Button:

    1)    Login to Vista and Click the option that brings up Internet Explorer.

    2)    Type: http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?linkid=52012 into the browser address bar.

    3)    A window will come up asking if you want to Run or Save, Select Run

    4)    When the program runs, Click the Continue button, then click the Copy button.

    5)    Return to this thread by Typing: http://social.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/genuinevista/thread/cb315217-eb4a-4801-bb91-55a26250278c into the browser address bar.

    6)    In a reply post, Paste the Diagnostic Report.

    Darin MS

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    Monday, March 16, 2009 10:52 PM