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trying to buy validation number

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trying to buy validation number
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Software
Expert:  Richard replied 4 years ago.
Thank you for your question, my name is Richard.

For which product are you trying to buy the validation number?

And what issue are you having, doing this?

Thank you
Customer: replied 4 years ago.


for windows Vista home premium, to compleat validation on this computer

Expert:  Richard replied 4 years ago.
thanks Robert,

Where did you purchase your current version of Vista?

And have you tried to validate it over the internet?
Customer: replied 4 years ago.


P C World I think . Yes I have tried to validate over the intrnet

Expert:  Richard replied 4 years ago.
Thank you

When you tried to validate it over the internet, what was the message you received when it failed?

Customer: replied 4 years ago.


There was no number issued with this disc ,and tried to buy one to solve the problem

Expert:  Richard replied 4 years ago.
You do not need to buy one Robert, as one is already assigned to your computer. Plus you cannot buy one, as they are matched to your exact copy of windows.

But click Start, right click computer and select properties.

Go to the bottom of the window there and click on Validate.

When you try to validate online, what exactly happens?
Customer: replied 4 years ago.


You Must active today product I D 89XXX-XXX-XXXX027-71092 change product key

Expert:  Richard replied 4 years ago.
During the activation, you get the option to activate via telephone.

Can you choose this option please Robert, then call the number and have it activated over the phone.

Let me know the results please