Yes, I,ve tried with two different keys from Microsoft. Since I got the
second key, it says I have Installed it on the maximum number of computers
for one product key. I'm thinking its counting every time I hit next in my
setup and it says the error '...key can not be validated."
"Marc Thomas" wrote:
> Have you tried requesting another key from Microsoft?
> "Shaun D" wrote:
> > Hello,
> > I am really new to the whole Vista Beta thing but am fairly computer savvy.
> > Anyway, I downloaded the 32 bit version of Vista Beta 2 and got the
> > activation key. Now, what happens next occours weither I try installing Beta
> > 2 from XP or just boot off the DVD. I type the product key, hit next, the
> > computer 'idles' for 5-10 seconds then says "Windows can not validate your
> > product key." No error code, nothing. I have done this with two different iso
> > downloads and two different product keys.
> > And yes, its a product key off the Microsoft site.
> > Very frustrating, as you can imagine.
> > Thanks for the help,
> > Shaun D