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Old 03-17-2008, 12:28 AM   #1 (permalink)
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So I'll be transferring all my data and reinstalling Vista Ultimate x64 to my new HDD when it arrives tomorrow. How do I go about transferring the activation to the new HDD? Must I call Microsoft to have them provide a new Activation Key ?
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Yes you will have to call Microsoft. But heed a warning. If you tell them you are taking it from your current rig and placing it on your new rig they wont do it. Tell them your hard drive crashed.
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Aye, I figured as much. Thanks for the prompt response

Tomorrow I shall enter the windows install and activation trenches.
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