Activate Windows?

  Si_L 11:49 20 Jul 07

I am using Vista, and if I go to Control Panel - System and Maintenance - System, at the bottom is a message which says:

3 day(s) until automatic activation, Activate Windows now.

I clicked on it, and it said:

You must activate Windows within 3 days or Windows will stop working.

Clicking on Activate brings up the message:
"The product key that you typed (I didnt even type one) is already in use.

I need a new product key!

My PC came with Vista pre-installed, it is a OEM version.

Can anyone help please, I don't want to fork out for another product key!

  Si_L 11:53 20 Jul 07

I was about to phone Microsoft, but it costs £40 + VAT to phone them!

  Pine Man 11:59 20 Jul 07

I have had to reactivate my o/s a couple of times and the number I got was freephone.

  Si_L 12:03 20 Jul 07

Ok all done, I used the freephone number, the number i found before must have been wrong.
click here

All sorted now :)

  crosstrainer 12:04 20 Jul 07

click here No Charge:)

  crosstrainer 12:04 20 Jul 07

Bump :)

  Pine Man 12:10 20 Jul 07

Try 0800 018 8354

  Pine Man 12:11 20 Jul 07

Bit slow there wasn't I!

  crosstrainer 12:13 20 Jul 07


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