After looking, the Microsoft site sends you to another site.
And the other site is managed by the computer manufacturer.
The different manufacturers I checked went to different pages.
The Microsoft site is just a convenient place for anyone to see who
participated and also easily get directed to the appropriate page.
No where did I see reference to registration or activation.
What has Gateway support said?
If not already, you may need to ask since the computer came from Gateway.
Jupiter Jones [MVP]