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post #11 of 15
i have had the same problem on XP
it happens when you change something major in bios...
i dont know if thats what happened to you...
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post #12 of 15
sounds like Vista crapped out.. but what you said sounds like you changed your motherboard.

Reinstall all your drivers with driver cleaner.
    
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You are supposed to only have to reactivate Vista if you change the hard drive and memory at the same time or change the motherboard.

However, i didnt change anything and it said i needed to reactivate due to a hardware change. I could still get on the internet, but that was it. I had to activate over the phone.

I am pretty sure this was due to a Windows Update, possibly something with nvidia or nforce.
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You are supposed to only have to reactivate Vista if you change the hard drive and memory at the same time or change the motherboard.

However, i didnt change anything and it said i needed to reactivate due to a hardware change. I could still get on the internet, but that was it. I had to activate over the phone.

I am pretty sure this was due to a Windows Update, possibly something with nvidia or nforce.
That was the boot after the boot that i rewired a few things for efficiency and just to make things look better.
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post #15 of 15
hey mine did the same thing,i changed v-c while waiting fof my 8800 i had to reativate so i did sayed successful then went to see if i had any updates and it still said my copy was invalid,mine is win,vista capable,just vista i do think it was driver related of the 7300gs i used
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