Wednesday, April 18, 2007

Installing Vista With No Product Key

You can install Vista with no product key and have 30 days to evaluate it

  1. Boot from the DVD and start the installation
  2. Select the Language, Time and Currency, and Keyboard
  3. Click on Next
  4. Click on Install Now
  5. Don't enter a Product Key
  6. Uncheck Automatically activate Windows when I'm online
  7. Click on Next
  8. Click on No to confirm you do not want to enter a product key
  9. Highlight the version of Vista you want to install
  10. Check that it is the same edition you have purchased (if you want to enter in a product key at a later time).
  11. Click on Next
  12. Check accept the license and terms
  13. Click on Next
  14. Install a clean copy and continue as with a regular install

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