Are Windows Vista activation servers still up?

Diego Chávez 6 Reputation points
2020-10-07T11:52:44.173+00:00

Hello! I have an old computer running Vista as of right now (It can’t run 7 or higher). Here is a little backstory: A few weeks ago I found an old computer running XP, I also had a sealed copy of Vista Ultimate laying around, so i thought to upgrade the computer’s RAM, hard disk, etc, so I did that, installed Vista, and I wanted to activate it, but it said that it couldn’t connect to the activation servers, so I was wondering if Vista activation servers are still up, thank you in advance

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  1. Leon Laude 85,566 Reputation points
    2020-10-07T12:04:57.327+00:00

    Hi @Diego Chávez ,

    Windows Vista is currently not supported in the Q&A forums, the supported products are listed over here https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/answers/products (more to be added later on).

    You can ask the experts in the dedicated Windows Vista Activation forum over here:
    https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/Windows/en-US/home?forum=itprovistaactivation

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    Best regards,
    Leon

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