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I can't activate my copy of vista


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#1 VictorSavage

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Posted 06 April 2009 - 09:22 PM

http://i15.photobucket.com/albums/a354/_da...indowserror.jpg

i recieve this error whenever I try to activate it.

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Posted 06 April 2009 - 09:57 PM

Pay attention to the first warning text.
You will probably have to contact Dell
http://www.vistax64.com/tutorials/84488-ac...ista-phone.html
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#3 VictorSavage

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Posted 06 April 2009 - 11:13 PM

When I do the slui 4.exe and try to activate it, it gives me 3 options. I recently had my HDD replaced too.

the 3 options are:
Buy a new product key online
Type a differnet key
Contact dell

When I select the last option it doesn't give me a number...or anyway to call.

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Posted 07 April 2009 - 05:50 PM

Choose: call Technical support
http://support.dell.com/support/topics/glo...nki=0&s=gen
You will need to know your Service tag number. It will be on a sticker, underneath a barcode
For a laptop, it will be on the bottom and for a tower, it will be on the back
I am not sure if this is a free call. It should be
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