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 Oct 23, 2007 - 12:07 PM - by Michael
* Change Hardware, Kill Vista

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Apparently, it is possible to kill Windows Vista by simply changing your video card's drivers:

They sent me some special utilities to run which gathered the history of hardware changes on that machine since activation, and it turns out that my disk controller had changed, so the graphics card change was the final change which tripped deactivation.

The only problem? I had never changed my disk controller at any point. Apparently because I had upgraded the Intel Matrix Storage Manager application, this was reported as a major hardware change event.
Another reason techies over the world do not recommend Vista under any circumstances.
 

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