Anytime Upgrade requires that the original installation of Vista be
activated first. The OP can't activate his current installation.
Anytime Upgrade also involves the handing over of the required upgrade fee,
so is not really appropriate for pre-release software.
Jane, not plain
64 bit enabled :-)
Batteries not included. Braincell on vacation ;-)
"John Barnes" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> Have you tried Upgrading using the Anytime Upgrade from the Start menu.
> "Tripp Lewis" <TrippLewis@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
>> Thanks, but I have not had luck with telephone activation, the activation
>> code I have just baffles the operator, and they can only recommend
>> re-installing. After a week of trying, although I now know the problem is
>> version, I can't seem to get a solution. If I only had a 100 GB hard
>> "Jane C" wrote:
>>> Unfortunately, although you have another key, it will not work to
>>> Business Edition. The cd keys sent out via the CPP program are for the
>>> Ultimate Edition only.
>>> You could try a telephone activation. I have heard of some people being
>>> able to get the appropriate key that way.
>>> "Tripp Lewis" <Tripp Lewis@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
>>> >A few weeks ago, I downloaded RC1, and finially have everything working
>>> > machine. If a code was e-mailed to me, it probably ended up in my junk
>>> > filter, so I do not have a code. I telephoned and was told to get
>>> > another
>>> > download, which I do have a product key for, but do not have the 17 GB
>>> > of
>>> > free disk space to install it! (I have about 11 gb free) I know this
>>> > is a
>>> > problem, but is there a way to obtain a key for the working
>>> > installation I
>>> > have?
>>> > I chose the "Business" edition when asked at installation.