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Old 09-10-2007, 08:56 PM   #1
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when i go to the genuine advantage tool on the microsoft web, it says my copy of vista is valid but when i go back to my desktop, it says my product key is invalid. ??????????????/
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Old 09-11-2007, 07:40 PM   #2
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Honestly, did you actually buy it?
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Old 09-11-2007, 11:23 PM   #4
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If you did, do the Phone activation.
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Old 09-12-2007, 06:19 PM   #5
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i did buy it. i do the phone activation with the automated voice and it says my stuff is invalid and offers to transfer me to a live representative. will it make a difference?
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Phone microsoft. Their was an issue with the WGA servers that flagged legals copys as pirated.
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Old 09-12-2007, 07:05 PM   #7
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i did buy it. i do the phone activation with the automated voice and it says my stuff is invalid and offers to transfer me to a live representative. will it make a difference?
A live representative works.
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A live representative works.
will they give u a new product key if it turns out the computer company sent u a bad one?
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will they give u a new product key if it turns out the computer company sent u a bad one?
Odds are no. They should just give you a validation key like on XP. Like DJ-Chris said, there was a problem after an update of somewhere in the thousands of legal copies getting flagged as pirated. You have nothing to worry about.
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oh ok. i will phone tommorow
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