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This step-by-step article describes how to enable and disable Auto-activation feature in Windows Vista.
Warning Serious problems might occur if you modify the registry incorrectly by using Registry Editor or by using another method. These problems might require that you reinstall your operating system. Microsoft cannot guarantee that these problems can be solved. Modify the registry at your own risk.
Disable the Auto-activation feature
To disable the Auto-activation feature, follow these steps:
To enable the Auto-activation feature, follow these steps:
If the end user chooses to automatically activate Windows online when he sets up his computer, automatic activation begins trying to active his copy of Windows three days after he logs on for the first time.
Article ID: 555913 - Last Review: April 11, 2007 - Revision: 1.0
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