There should really be another section for Windows 8. We have a list of Working Windows 8 Product Keys. Conclusion Again, as the title of this article said, this is a probable fix and I am not 100% sure if it works. For help with the activation process,. This way Windows shall not ask for entering product key at any step. Of course, being the typical consumer, said laptop had never had any recovery media created.
It requires a Windows 10 product key, not your Win 8. Hope you got Windows 8 Product Key those are 100% working. A Windows 8 Pro product key would be a 25-character code which Microsoft uses to activate your copy of Windows. Don't know details, but here's what ya do. If discussion generates more than a few emails daily your subscription will be paused automatically. If you are installing windows 8. What is a Windows 8 product key? But activation that is many on the net can maybe not work correctly, and these kinds of activation keys may damage your Windows functionality.
I found a windows 8 key laying around and punched that in, and it functioned but the next day is saying that windows is not activated and needs to be activated. Then you definitely should use the keys that are supplied activate your windows if you want to excite your windows properly. The rumor goes that doing so allows you to activate Windows 8. Step 2: Windows will ask for admin privileges to run the tool and open Windows Registry Editor once you confirm. In the process you will be asked to enter Windows 8 Product Key again.
Which is why I've come here to ask, how does it know my version but I don't? The problem stemmed from the fact that I had the key and that it says that there are no files available to download this version of Windows onto the machine when I used both the 32 and 64 bit versions. Having your product key is necessary if you want to download Windows 8 or 8. All such keys are secure to use and are 100% working. Whatever happens, if and when you resolved the issue, consider creating a recovery image; a full image of the installed Windows. In my last post I showed you.
This method will allow you to keep your files, settings and apps. Microsoft windows 8 is still considered to be the most widely used operating system even after successful release of windows 10. To avoid or fix issues with the product key, perform a fresh Windows 8. The installation media needs to be from the same manufacturer. But, using a product key from a separate computer, the install does work just fine of course it's not activated, saying the key is in use.
Was it an enterprise edition or something? That's not supposed to be how it is, but if it works. He went ahead and sent me recovery discs for no charge. I just think if the installation media can tell the version of Windows the product key is, shouldn't we be able to? Edit: Sorry, forgot the mention. Is there any way that I can tell what version of windows the product key is? And the key finder will not find a valid key, because that's just a generated value stuck in there - it's not the actual key needed for validation. I even uninstalled it to tell Microsoft that the key is avaible. Most probably you will be successful this time.
Last updated on 8 Feb, 2018. You need to go back to Win 8. What possible version could it be? You can go ahead and give it a shot. Do you have one you can show us without the number of course? I have installed the upgrade to windows 8 onto a formatted drive. How do I get my Key working again or how do I get a new key from Microsoft which works? I use Avast Anti-Virus, Malwarebytes and iObit system care as my general cleaners. Otherwise, there may be a danger of activation failure. It does not have to be Windows 8; it may have Windows 7.
The same message is popping up every time I log on and it wont let me personalize any features of the computer. It accepted the random key I punched in and let the install finish but never activated. I hope the Phone Support will help me with my product keys. I have recently somehow disabled my windows key. Then a couple of weeks ago i installed windows 10 insider preview and used the product key that was provided by Microsoft to use with windows 10.
I downloaded the windows 8. So due to this step, many Windows 8 and 8. The method is best of activation of a window would be to enable your windows by using keys. Because apparently the bootable installations can. How do I get my Key working again or how do I get a new key from Microsoft which works? My question is: How do I get windows 8 to recognize the key located in the firmware of the unit? So, I created media for Windows 8. I've also tried using the key on multiple installs and that's when it tells me it doesn't have the files to install this version of windows. I've also tried using the key on multiple installs and that's when it tells me it doesn't have the files to install this version of windows.