I have Windows vista Ultimate edition. but he started asking for activation after the windows update while it has already been activated before the update.

I have Windows vista Ultimate edition. but he started asking for activation after the windows update while it has already been activated before the update.

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Hello, Pichon,

If Windows Vista application unexpected activation

On rare occasions, you may be prompted to activate Windows Vista on a computer that did not previously require Windows Vista activation or has already been activated successfully. For example, this may occur on a computer on which Windows Vista was preinstalled by an OEM installation or Volume licensing and are major hardware changes occurred, such as upgrading the hard disk and memory at the same time.

If you are prompted to reactivate Windows Vista, you can do this by using the Windows Activation Wizard to:

  1. Click Start, and then click computer.
  2. Click System Properties on the toolbar, and then click click here to activate Windows now in the Windows activation area. If you are prompted for an administrator password or a confirmation, type the password, or click continue.
  3. Select the Windows Vista activation method that you want, and then follow the instructions.

To avoid this problem in the future, obtain the latest service pack for your version of Windows Vista, either through automatic updates or direct download.

To update to Windows Vista and prevent this activation problem does not happen:

  1. Click Start, click all programs, and then click Windows Update.
  2. Click find updates.
  3. As soon as Windows Vista found the updates, click the install updates button.

How to activate Windows Vista

http://support.Microsoft.com/kb/940315

Activation fails when you try to activate Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 or Windows Server 2008 R2 on the Internet

http://support.Microsoft.com/kb/921471

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