[OT] Help with windows activation

Ken Ray kray at sonsothunder.com
Sat Mar 31 20:24:58 EDT 2012

On Mar 31, 2012, at 12:26 PM, Mike Bonner wrote:

> Hey all, hope its ok for me to pick everyones brain..
> I am working on a system for a friend. The previous person "helped" them by
> installing vista ultimate for which they have no valid license.  Didn't
> activate it, 30 days later everything goes wonky.
> They do have a valid vista license, just not for vista ultimate.
> Unfortunately windows activation won't accept the code because of course
> its for the wrong vista level. Does anyone know of a way to downgrade from
> ultimate to home premium so that I can then activate and not have to do a
> reload?

Sorry, Mike… I don't think there's a way to do it; you'd have to do a reinstall AFAIK.

Ken Ray
Sons of Thunder Software, Inc.
Email: kray at sonsothunder.com
Web Site: http://www.sonsothunder.com/	

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