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This article contains a list of Microsoft Knowledge Base articles. These articles can help you troubleshoot error messages that you may receive when you use the Windows Anytime Upgrade feature to upgrade a version of Windows Vista to one that has additional features.
Note Windows Anytime Upgrade is available on the following editions of Windows Vista:
The Windows Anytime Upgrade feature lets you perform one of the following upgrade operations:
Note To determine the version of Windows Vista that you are running, follow these steps:
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/930373/ )Error message when you try to activate a copy of Windows Vista by using the upgrade product key: "The following failure occurred while trying to use the product key: Code: 0xC004F061"
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/930374/ )Error message when you try to perform a Windows Anytime Upgrade on a Windows Vista-based computer: "The product key you entered cannot be used when installation is started from this edition of Windows"
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/930375/ )Error message when you try to use a Windows Anytime Upgrade product key during a clean installation of Windows Vista: "To use the product key you entered, start the installation from your existing version of Windows"
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/930376/ )Error message when you try to install the license package on a Windows Vista-based computer: "Cannot Install License Package"
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/930377/ )Error message when you click the download link after you run an electronic software license purchasing program in Windows Vista: "Cannot Install License Package: This license package cannot be installed from the edition of Windows which you are using
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/930378/ )You receive an error message when you try to use Windows Anytime Upgrade (WAU) to upgrade Windows Vista: "Unable to open the license"
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/930379/ )You may receive an error message during the license installation in Windows Vista when you perform a Windows Anytime Upgrade: "An error occurred during the license installation"
For more information about how to upgrade to another edition of Windows Vista, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://windowshelp.microsoft.com/Windows/en-US/help/3af7e05f-4d2a-4af7-a168-9242f9093bb81033.mspxFor more information about the editions of Windows Vista that are available, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
Article ID: 930733 - Last Review: March 15, 2007 - Revision: 1.8