All I did was to activate it over the phone and spoke to an operator at
Microsoft who gave me a 42 digit key code to do so, works great.
"chris" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> "Idioteque" wrote:
>> I'm currently in the same situation, if anyone could point us towards a
>> solution or simply tell us that there are no further activation keys
>> available, then that would be very useful.
> What I ended up doing was calling the 800 number listed in the activation
> section. I punched in my code- of course it didn't work, but then I was
> transferred to a person and she gave me an activation key.