Jump to content


 


Register a free account to unlock additional features at BleepingComputer.com
Welcome to BleepingComputer, a free community where people like yourself come together to discuss and learn how to use their computers. Using the site is easy and fun. As a guest, you can browse and view the various discussions in the forums, but can not create a new topic or reply to an existing one unless you are logged in. Other benefits of registering an account are subscribing to topics and forums, creating a blog, and having no ads shown anywhere on the site.


Click here to Register a free account now! or read our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site.

Photo

XP and Vista Activation


  • Please log in to reply
3 replies to this topic

#1 Megaman1

Megaman1

  • Members
  • 81 posts
  • OFFLINE
  •  
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Australia
  • Local time:04:10 PM

Posted 30 December 2009 - 10:07 AM

Hi,

With XP and Vista what is the difference between "Product Activation" and a "Product Key"???



Thanks.

BC AdBot (Login to Remove)

 


#2 Megaman1

Megaman1
  • Topic Starter

  • Members
  • 81 posts
  • OFFLINE
  •  
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Australia
  • Local time:04:10 PM

Posted 30 December 2009 - 11:00 AM

Hi,


What versions of Windows require Product activation? e.g.XP,Vista, OEM, Retail etc....




Thanks.


EDIT: Merged both your topics as they are about the same issue ~ Elise

Edited by elise025, 02 January 2010 - 09:46 AM.


#3 hamluis

hamluis

    Moderator


  • Moderator
  • 56,113 posts
  • ONLINE
  •  
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Killeen, TX
  • Local time:04:10 PM

Posted 30 December 2009 - 11:27 AM

Product Activation is a process...which involves the use of valid License/Key. The one cannot occur without the other.

Louis

#4 hamluis

hamluis

    Moderator


  • Moderator
  • 56,113 posts
  • ONLINE
  •  
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Killeen, TX
  • Local time:04:10 PM

Posted 30 December 2009 - 11:30 AM

http://www.annoyances.org/exec/show/article03-200

Louis




0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users