Yes you can activate again.
No, not forever.
Eventually you will need to phone Activate.
And even then Eventually they will stop believing you need to format every
"Oliver" <Oliver@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
>I just want to be sure about it before I install Windows Vista Ultimate on
> computer. Thank you in advance.
> Say I install Windows Vista on my desktop and I have activated it.
> Later I have problem with my pc and need to be formatted again. Say within
> 30minutes after activation. So, I format again and again need to be
> So, will I be allowed to activate it again?
> What I want to know is that can I format how many times I want my pc and
> activate without any problems?