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So did anyone try and see if this key works with installing Vista Ultimate 64bit or it's only for 32bit?
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So did anyone try and see if this key works with installing Vista Ultimate 64bit or it's only for 32bit?
I tried it with a Vista disk that had all x64 versions on it. It wouldn't take my key, and I'm 100% sure it was right.

I don't think the disk recognised my key because I believe these are a new batch of keys that weren't in use when my disk was printed. I believe it would work with a disk that had integrated SP1 though.
Edited by mrtn400 - 7/10/08 at 8:50pm
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I haven't tried it yet, but it should work with an SP1 Vista X64 disc.
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Well offics 2007 is only good for 25 uses.I didnt install the rest just tryed 2007 out maybe if you get the keys after trial it would be better not sure,i have both home prem's would it be worth just the ultimate.
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I haven't tried it yet, but it should work with an SP1 Vista X64 disc.
My friend has one.

I'm going to go pick it up later today.
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Am I the only one who gets redirected to https://microsoft.order-5.com/window.../Shipping.aspx when trying to submit the PIN?

Nvm, you have to enter the exact same info you gave when you signed up to get the key. I don't see the point in that but whatever
Edited by Liability - 7/11/08 at 6:22am
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Mrtn400 please let us know how it works out for you.
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My friend has one.

I'm going to go pick it up later today.
Please let us know. I remember the same problem with XP Pro. I couldn't use a CD Key from XP Pro on a XP Pro SP2 install (or was it the other way around ).

I wonder if a slipstreamed Vista Ultimate SP1 DVD would work. Or it might need the "official" Vista Ultimate SP1 OEM DVD.
post #29 of 39
The download won't finish..... er... I mean I can't go to my friend's until tomorrow.

Yeah, it says it has it has another 21 hours to go.

But I'll be sure to post my results ASAP.

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Am I the only one who gets redirected to https://microsoft.order-5.com/window.../Shipping.aspx when trying to submit the PIN?

Nvm, you have to enter the exact same info you gave when you signed up to get the key. I don't see the point in that but whatever
Yeah, do that and then they send you your CD keys.
Edited by mrtn400 - 7/11/08 at 9:19am
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The download won't finish..... er... I mean I can't go to my friend's until tomorrow.

Yeah, it says it has it has another 21 hours to go.

But I'll be sure to post my results ASAP.



Yeah, do that and then they send you your CD keys.
\\

Haha, hey im going to my friends tomorrow too

I think its perfectly legitimate to download disk images (such as vista or office) if you have/plan to use your own product keys.

though the few 'clean' disk images of Vista x64 have the lowest amount of seeders.. perfect time to loose my x64 dvd AND have my external HD crash

But yes, it is the 32 bit version of Vista.
Anyone know if i can send in for a 64bit DVD?
    
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