Opening the Windows Vista box

The Windows Vista box opens with a swing-out section that holds your DVD and manuals. The box has two security seals that need to be cut or removed before it can be opened.

To open the box

  1. On the top of the box, cut along the grooves on either side of the Microsoft Certificate of Authenticity label.

    Picture showing where to cut the tape on the box
    Cut the tape along the edges of the box
  2. Peel the red tabbed label off the front of the box and discard.

    Picture showing the label that should be removed from the front of the box
    Peel the label off the front of the box
  3. Holding the box with the Windows logo facing you, grasp the red tab on the top of the box, and pull it to the right to open the box as shown here.

    Picture showing how to open the box
    Pull the red tab to the right to open the box