Well it is not really a secret or considered a workaround for home premium if you have Xp PRo, it is a must.
When prompted for a product code, leave this blank, select the version of Vista you have purchased and let Vista install.
Its a free upgrade to every single Windows 8 user, so theres absolutely no reason to introduce a new product key system.
Other Windows version users need to buy a license of Windows.1.If you only plan war games for pc windows 7 to use one or two PCs during the reign of Vista then it will be cheaper.This normally makes sense, but Windows.1 isnt really a different version of Windows.Activate Windows 8 Pro Upgrade, windows 8 users who noticed that the operating system can't be activated after the installation may want to try the following workaround that worked to activate when installing Windows 8 using an upgrade on a clean.Posted on Jan 31st 2007, 19:20 Reply #10 newtekie1 Semi-Retired Folder RickyG512 said: i dont know why oem is so famous if it only alows it to be installed on one machine or is their now a way around that Because it is a lot.Finally, after restarting Windows, open your system properties and try to activate Windows 8 again.Image Credit: KniBaron on Flickr.Reply #6 monkey business skid row overcast I'm really itching to get Vista going, but I think I should wait until I get new hardware before installing the OEM.Some of you may ask what is a generic product key?What's next: AskVG Apps, askVG Gallery, popular articles, follow.After the download begins, close the setup tool.
Most probably you will be successful this time.
I believe it is licensed to a single motherboard, and changing motherboards, by their definition, results in a "new" computer.
Fixing Windows 8 Activation, step 1: After installing Windows 8, press open Run box (WindowsR type in regedit and press enter.Here are the steps: Boot from the Windows Vista Upgrade DVD as normal.The company furthermore notes under "purchasing the upgrade" that if customers upgrading from a Windows 8 Pro upgrade DVD must have an eligible version of Windows running on the PC to begin the upgrade.While the authors of the articles state that they were able to do a clean install, some readers noted that the operating system would not activate after the installation throwing error code 0x8007007B instead.You can enter your Windows 8 product key here, and Windows.1 will accept it for some reason.The reason is unknown but it seems Microsoft did it intentionally.No doubt SP1 discs will.I can answer the second and third question at the moment.I love you bill gates and microsoft but you are idiots.Posted on Jan 31st 2007, 18:44.