When you try to activate Windows Vista over the Internet by using the Windows Activation Wizard, the activation process may not be completed successfully.
Use the telephone to activate Windows
To activate Windows over the telephone, click Use the automated phone system
in the Windows Activation Wizard.
For more information about advanced solutions for this issue, click the following article number to go to the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
Windows activation fails and may generate error code 0x8004FE33
For more information about Windows Vista Volume Activation 2.0, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
Volume Activation information for Windows Vista