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Hey guys Last night I purchased Vista home premium from best buy...I couldnt find a 64-bit version and on the box it says information on "obtaining" a 64-bit version...have any of you had to take this route to get 64-bit?
And also I have 2 computers on a network and wanted to install vista on them both but it says my key has already been activated (On the other comp) Will I have to purchase another key? Or is there any way around this. Thanks so much.
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post #2 of 8
You will have to contact Microsoft for the 64-bit disc, and they will mail one to you.

As for 3 computers, legally you will need to buy two licenses. There *are* ways around it, but nothing that I can mention here. It would just be best to purchase another license.
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activate the 2nd pc over the phone....tell them u added ram and it asked u to reactivate it...done !!!!!!!
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post #4 of 8
To get Vista 64, go to the Microsoft Alternate Media site. And to answer your question, a single Vista license can only be installed on one machine.
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post #5 of 8
Thread Starter 
Thx for the quick and Informative reply's!
Looks like I'll have to purchase another license
and Order 64-bit.
*Jumps through hoops per M$*
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I believe they are considering this for an Olympic sport, or they perhaps should.
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post #7 of 8
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Resolved. Thank you
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post #8 of 8
You use the same license that you got with your vista 32bit and pay $10. You will get it in a week. And when you install it you use the activation from your 32 bit.
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