Error message when you try to install the license package on a Windows Vista-based computer: "Cannot Install License Package"

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Symptoms
When you try to install the Windows Anytime Upgrade license package on a Windows Vista-based computer, you receive an error message that resembles the following:
Cannot Install License Package
Cause
This problem occurs if you try to install an x64 version of a Windows Vista upgrade on an x86 version of Windows Vista.
Resolution
To resolve this problem, install a Windows Vista upgrade whose architecture matches the architecture of the installed version of Windows Vista.
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Article ID: 930376 - Last Review: 01/16/2015 09:19:24 - Revision: 1.0

  • Windows Vista Business
  • Windows Vista Business N 64-bit Edition
  • Windows Vista Home Premium
  • Windows Vista Home Premium 64-bit Edition
  • Windows Vista Home Basic
  • Windows Vista Home Basic N 64-bit Edition
  • Windows Vista Starter
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