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Old 02-18-2007, 11:01 AM   #1
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title says it all really.
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Default Re: does vista ask for serial during installation?

yes but you dont have to enter it and it lets u have a 30 day free trial.
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Old 02-18-2007, 11:23 AM   #3
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Default Re: does vista ask for serial during installation?

Yes it does. You enter the product key code first almost immediately once you pop in the Vista DVD. After the installation, you have to activate it. Well, it can activate it for you during the installation process. For that part, you have up to 30 days. Otherwise, it will lock you out or something.
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Default Re: does vista ask for serial during installation?

TRD read my message up there ^^^^
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Thankyou. I will give it ago.
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Old 02-18-2007, 12:18 PM   #6
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TRD read my message up there ^^^^
What he said too, hehe.
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Default Re: does vista ask for serial during installation?

A bit like XP really, some versions you don't have to enter the CD key on installation, but have to activate it. If you do not activate it within 30 days, you will be locked out of your account until it is activated.
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Old 02-18-2007, 12:24 PM   #8
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I'm thinking there's got to be a hack to bypass that. I remember posting one for XP in the OS section here on how to bypass that activation process.
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ya there is pm me if you want to know it
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Only a matter of time before it gets hacked to pieces and on a torrent tracker near you

Yeah, my Vista Business asked for the key fairly early on, but didn't need activated immediately.
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