It will not prevent piracy. Normally, the sticker on the back or the battery compartment on a laptop and on the side of a desktop. Is it from the discs sent by Dell or from the retail version? My guess is it doesn't show it on others as well. I could have bought this Asus laptop very cheaply. I like having a dual-boot system, but that's hard to set up on a modern disc drive.
There are a couple of applications that can create a bootable environment that can detect the Windows 8. I wiped everything out on the drive, so even the preinstalled apps on the laptop aren't even here anymore. Disclaimer: We have scanned the file for viruses but please satisfy yourself before executing it, we accept no responsibility if it causes any harm to your computer, sex life or the universe in general! What I am asking is whether your system ever came with Windows 8. This means that if your computer dies or you buy a new computer while disposing off the old one, you will be able to use the same Windows 8 product key which was installed in the dead computer. Press the Windows + R to open the Rusluisn dialog, type slui. No code was asked to me from these nb.
Yea it worked but I do not have a valid activation key. All retail copies of Windows 8 or 8. What are your experiences about re-installing Windows 8? I did a factory restore on the new drive, and then of course it wanted to be reactivated. It's not a normal Windows 8 product key. Just copy some default Windows 8 product key from web and proceed the installation.
I'm assuming that you need to be running Windows. Browse other questions tagged or. We hope this has helped you save the pain that we had to go through :. Also, I would request you to provide me the system service tag or the express service code in a private message so that I check the account details and help you further. Unblock any international website, browse anonymously, and download movies and Mp3 with complete safety with CyberGhost, : When do I need the Windows 8. It will be able to extract the product key from Windows Registry.
Please note that the Desktop programs that you have installed will also get removed. This isn't a question about if I am in entitled this license or not, I already confirmed with Dell and Microsoft support that I am. There is nothing better than a community of great people which work together to have a good, free, and open system and user environment. Some people seam to love to be prisoners of corporations. Most Windows Product Key Finder can get the Windows Product key from the registry file.
Not saying you cant use the key but if Microsoft pressed the issue they could force you to pay for another license. For the laptops and computers shipped with factory pre-installed windows 8 or 8. Connect to your work computer, from any remote location, and redefine family entertainment with Windows Media Center. Firmware can be altered and so the Windows software which reads the license key. Immediately after the entry, your Windows 8 will automatically be activated it does not require online activation. When you put w8 oem disk into the drive, w8 cannot find the key into the bios.
I guess I should try reformatting it again? Please post any if you found a solution. I have to activate it every 15 mins!! Copy and paste the below code on the command prompt and press enter. Don't worry, you won't need to talk to anyone at Microsoft. Where is Windows product key stored? The first feature is Windows Refresh feature. You can like our , share this post with your friends, and select our affiliate links for your purchases on or. I get an error saying no installed os For fresh install I have tried using windows pro dvd also tried winreducer.
~ Microsoft Bob came back after a 20 year makeover, and with a new name. He installed W10 and, after over 1 month he decided to come back to W8. . But in the article, some people are saying that when you enter the Enterprise License i accepts it. This whole thing in a non-problem given the number of workarounds and solutions to it. My guess is manufacturer specific bios encryption, but I could be way off. Maybe there is something wrong, and Windows won't boot.
The Phone Activation system is automated. This is because you will not be able to find the product key which used to be pasted on the computer. When I checked in system, I can see that Windows somehow goes back to the blocked bios key. You will need to install those programs again after using Windows 8 Refresh feature. You can call Microsoft at +1 800 936-5700. ProduKey ProduKey is a small portable utility from Nirsoft which has been created for extracting detailed information about the products installed in Windows including Windows product keys. If I go to My Computer's Properties, it says I have Win 8 not Win 8 Pro.