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How to get Vista ricovery cd's?

\015 Hi,\015\012\015\012I have a Acer Extensa 4420 laptop. I downgrade my system to windows xp but i could not get the wireless to work so now I am trying to go back to Vista. I never made the recovery CD's so i have nothing. I used my friends Vista that he had for his PC but I can't register the windows with my windows key and the time is ticking away. Is there a solution to the problem that i have? Is there a way to get the vista that was originally installed on my laptop? Or do I have to use my friends vista and reinstall the windows every 30 days?\015\012\015\012Thank you in advance for helping me with this issue.\015

Answers :

If you have a valid license with your laptop, and it sounds as if you do, all you need to do is contact Microsoft and activate your installation. Since the internet activation apparently has failed, here are two additional methods:

\015\012Activate Windows Vista by using the automated telephone system\015\012\015\012 loadTOCNode(2, 'resolution');\015\012 \015\012To activate Windows Vista by telephone, you must use an automated\015\012telephone system. To activate Windows Vista by using the automated\015\012telephone system, follow these steps: \015\012
  1. Click Start, and then click Computer.
  2. \015\012
  3. On the toolbar, click System properties, and then click Click here to activate Windows now in the Windows activation section.

    If you are prompted for an administrator password or for a confirmation, type the password, or click Continue.
  4. \015\012
  5. Click Show me other ways to Activate.
  6. \015\012
  7. Click Use the automated phone system, and then follow the instructions.
\015\012uparrow.gifBack to the top\015\012Method 3: Contact Microsoft\015\012\015\012 loadTOCNode(2, 'resolution');\015\012 If\015\012Windows detects that the hardware on your computer has changed\015\012significantly, and the previous method does not solve your problem, you\015\012may have to contact Microsoft for help.\015\012To view the Microsoft Activation Centers Worldwide Telephone Numbers\015\012list, visit the following Microsoft Web site: \015\012http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=71142

It may be best to go directly to Method 3, find the phone number and call MS. Once you explain your situation they should activate without any issue.

Good luck, and please let me know how this works out for you.

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