I have installed windows Ultimate 64 bits, on installing I by passed product key incorrectly believing I could activate later. It now appears that I need to start
again with a disk format install my old copy of vista 34 bit (Which is an upgrade), then reinstall windows 7, and of cause all my software. There most be an easier way please let me know how to overcome this problem without complaining to Consumer Affairs?
If online activation fails: Call Microsoft Using Manual Phone Activation
If you have trouble activating Windows 7 you can call Microsoft to activate by doing the following:
1. Begin by clicking the Start menu, then type: slui.exe 4
2. Press Enter on your Keyboard
3. Select your Country.
4. Select the Phone Activation option, then call the number given and hold for a real person.
For more details: http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/18715-activate-windows-7-phone.html
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