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I build my uncle a computer with Window XP Media Center Edition 2005 with the intent of using the free Vista upgrade (as advertised by newegg.com) once Vista comes out. The build went well, however, when I tried to register with Windows for my free copy of Vista I get an error that my registation form number cannot be varified... Anyone know about this problem (many reviews on Newegg.com complain of the same issue).
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i'm thinking that you'd have to wait until January when its available to the public.
    
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No, you can register now. They don't send out the free copies until January 30 though.
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i think newegg is supposed to give you a number?
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I bought windows xp 64 bit from them...

When did it have to be purchased to do this?
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Originally Posted by peticsu View Post
i think newegg is supposed to give you a number?
There is a form number within the packaging for the upgrade. However, when you register on microsoft.com, you get an invalid error.
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