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In Windows Vista, when you click the download link after you run an electronic software license purchasing program, you receive the following error message:
The license package is the digital license you receive with Windows Anytime Upgrade to upgrade a version of Windows Vista
Cannot Install License Package: This license package cannot be installed from the edition of Windows which you are using.
This problem occurs because one of the following conditions is true:
To resolve this problem if you have not activated Windows Vista, activate Windows Vista, and then run the electronic software license purchasing program again.
To resolve this problem if you are trying to upgrade Windows Vista by using a path that is not valid, obtain a refund for your current license. Then, purchase the correct license for the kind of upgrade that you want to perform.
You can update Windows Vista by using any of the following paths:
Article ID: 930377 - Last Review: October 2, 2007 - Revision: 1.5