Windows vista starter activation problem RRS feed

  • Question

  • I have recently purchased Windows Vista Starter edition and it has been installed successfully. Now when I activate it online. I encountered an error

    Error code :-0xc004c003

    Description : The activation server determines the specified product key is in use.

    Although Validation is successful on the net.

    Please Help!

    Friday, November 28, 2008 11:12 AM



    You can manually begin Windows Vista activation by performing the following:


    1. Click on the Start button and in the Start Search box type in:  slui.exe 4


    2. Press the Enter key on your keyboard.


    3. Select your Country.


    4. Follow the instructions for phone activation.


    5.  Once completed, restart your computer.


    6.  Then visit http://www.microsoft.com/Genuine/  and click Validate Windows.

    Sunday, November 30, 2008 5:31 AM