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I have a laptop with Vista X86 Home Premium installed, and I need to get it reinstalled. There is a code on the bottom of the Toshiba laptop, and I want to use that code to activate Vista again, on the same laptop.
I don't have the factory DVD, anyway to install Vista off a retail disc using the same key? OEM, Upgrade, or Full install disc?
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Yes, but it won't authenticate, you'll need to use their phone service. But it's entirely legitimate to do so.
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It will work, but yeah you might/will have to use the phone service to activate it.
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