Vista no COA ? help apprciated

By pcrepairs247
Sep 9, 2007
  1. Hi guys

    I am currently selling computers on ebay, I want to start sellign the pcs with vista on them, sort of like dell do.... when they sell the pc but the pc is locked until you enter the COA think its called sealing?!?!

    Any way, if i install vista without coa, so the 30 day trial comes on, can I seal it, so once the custoemer recieves the pc they can activate it by entering the code?

    I knw this could be done with xp...i think.. can it be doen with vista, any info would be greatly appreciated
  2. AlbertLionheart

    AlbertLionheart TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 2,026

    You need the OEM installers pack from Microsoft.
  3. es84

    es84 TS Rookie Posts: 48

    You dont need a COA with OEM VISTA or XP
    The computer will never ask you for a COA< the one on the box is not COA that you can enter. What you are trying is a retail version of VISTA , Try insatalling an OEM version which has not been used earlier , you wont even get the promt for a COA or product key

    YOu should get your own website and company name if you really want to sell PCs . Otherwise competeting wth an OEM manufzcturer is difficult cause the have the advantage of whole sale price and economies of scale
Topic Status:
Not open for further replies.

Similar Topics

Add New Comment

You need to be a member to leave a comment. Join thousands of tech enthusiasts and participate.
TechSpot Account You may also...