Change Windows Vista Product Key after install

Posted On 2007-01-10 by FortyPoundHead
Keywords: Vista PID
Tags: General Tip 
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Do you need to change your product key so that you can activate Windows Vista properly? You can use a great command line tool that will help you do this very easily. Just follow these steps:

1. Click on the Start Button and key in command prompt so that it shows up on your start menu search list. Right click on the Command Prompt shortcut and select Run As Administrator.

2. At the administrator command prompt, type in "slmgr.vbs -ipk "

3. To activate windows after changing the key, run "slmgr.vbs -ato"

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