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hello im having a little problem i really need help on...i installed windows vista a while back and now i had to reinstall it. now i just did that but when i try using the key that came with the dvd it says it is in use...whats going on any knows? its the upgrade version i installed vista trial and installed vista again over it but the first time i didnt use the key...thats a little trick windows has. any help is apreciated
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post #2 of 8
call the number on the screen...
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Call MS and enjoy

They will fix it for you...

Number is once you do activate by phone./
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i just called..i live in ecuador atm btw...and an answering machine keeps telling me to call tomorrow after introducing de 100 digit number...it makes my blood boil seeing how easy is for them to say....buy a new key online! do they think im crapping money? cuz im not
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um they shoudl give a # to get ot a person. do that.
    
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i think my problem is cuz i didnt re format the hard drive...and says my key is in use..i thgink i read something like that on the MS site. i might try to do that tomorrow morning and if it doesnt work, ill call them..cuz right now there is none there atm...1 am here can anyone confirm of this is possible?
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post #7 of 8
Possibility is someone got luckky with keygen and got yours ? if you paid for it, and they still want you to pay for new key, it would be worth looking into to just crack windows with no key (illegal, but not actually stealing if you bought it)
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oh man dont even mention that lol that would just make my day...well...its been thr worts week of my life anyway...this week my ram craps out, my Vista stops working for some reason, i found out the girl i was interested in doesnt want anything more than friendship..after tons of teasing, which makes me really really angry
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