Closed Mb SwitchWithout Vista reinstall? Tags: Switch Windows Vista Motherboards Hard Drives Last response: June 6, 2010 1:39 AM in Windows Vista Share ojomow August 18, 2008 6:17:54 AM So, my Motherboard is getting cranky now. I want to switch ,but i read and you have to reactivate vista..HOW??? (2)can i just get a new hard drive and install all stuff and then call Microsoft to get my new code? List the steps to reinstall Vista . Thank You For Helping Me. More about : switchwithout vista reinstall Best solution Scotteq a b V Motherboard August 18, 2008 12:31:41 PM Vista will prompt you for your key. Input your key. You ahve a certain number of freebie activations. If you've exceeded that, then Vista will give you the phone number to call for a new key. Takes 2 minutes. pinaplex August 19, 2008 3:52:57 AM yes, just call in to the number provided, and give them the code that vista spits out, they'll give you a number to punch in and voila, reactivation! Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumSWAP MB WITHOUT REINSTALL VISTA ForumHD 6870 only picking up as 747 MB after reinstall ForumUpgrading motherboard reinstall vista ? ForumWhat if I need to reinstall Vista ? ForumIs Windows reinstall necessary if MB replaced? ForumNew MB need to reinstall new OS ForumWhat can Dell XPS720 ( vista ) 'handle' graphics card-wise (specs inc.) ForumIs Windows 7 really better than Vista ? ForumNew Mobo and Ram Old H-Drive cannot Format or re-install ForumW7 or stay with Vista ForumInternal SATA to SATA transfer speeds at 20 Mb /sec... Please Help! ForumTransfering OEM vista ForumWindows vista to Windows Xp, now no sound Forum6850 reinstall problem ForumURGENT- Vista re-installation problems please help ForumVista OEM versions reinstalling question! ForumChange motherboard, did I need to reinstall Windows 7 Forum[Solved] Vista busness 32 product key free ForumWhat drivers to check work with 64bit vista ForumVista 32bit Defrag Problem More resources Read discussions in other Windows Vista categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security !