This was posted in the x64 group. It's probably applicable
to your situation.
-------- Original Message --------
Subject: Re: Windows Vista Activation Error 0x8007232b
Date: Mon, 08 Jan 2007 17:20:27 GMT
Telephone activation will not work. When you install
Windows VIsta Volume
license media, the installation uses a default generic
By itself, this key will look for a KMS server, querying DNS
to locate the
address of the server.
When there is no KMS server setup in your enviroment, the
below is given.
So either a KMS server needs to be setup with the KMS
product key and
OR the customer must change the product key to a MAK(Volume
Multiple Activation Key) key. After changing to a MAK
product key, the
customer will be able to use phone activation.
This posting is provided "AS IS" with no warranties, and
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> Hi, I just upgraded a pc from XP Professional to Vista Business. The upgrade
> went fine without a problem however when it goes to register my copy of
> Vista, it gets an error message that says:
> error 0x8007232B DNS name does not exist.
> What does it need? I'm on a network and so I'm not sure what it wants.