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"Your windows license will expire in 11 days"

post #1 of 12
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WTH. Just came back to my computer and had this notification sitting on my desktop.

My copy of vista ultimate is a retail version, only ever installed on this computer once and thats it.

What the hell do I do?
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Activate it. You'll have to call Microsoft but its no biggie really.
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post #3 of 12
did you activate it when you installed it?
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Activate it. You'll have to call Microsoft but its no biggie really.
no you don't have to call MS to activate, you can activate from the Control Panel >> System
post #5 of 12
Its an evaluation copy according to ur desktop. Gotta activate it.
post #6 of 12
the mesage sounds like its for a trial

the way its worded you cannot actvate it, its saying you need to install. like its a trial ><
post #7 of 12
it had happened to me once. Just activate again online. It should work.
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Been running it for months now, activated the day I installed.

I got the evaluation copy thing when I installed a SP1 beta, could that be it?
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post #9 of 12
If you didn't activate it yet, you need to either do the internet activation or use the telephone method. I actually found that you can use the keypad on a phone to answer all the questions on the telephone method, which saves from me having to repeat "YES! YES! DANGIT I SAID YES!!" 50 times.
 
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post #10 of 12
I think you'd need to reactivate when you install SPs...Try it again
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