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LOL Reply akirax July 30, 2015 at 2:50 am # If the above doesn't work, goto the settings app, update and security, activation.1. Save the file and run the Windows 8.1 setup again. Generic product keys can be considered as a dummy key which can be used to install an operating system but it can't be used to activate the OS. On the other hand, my 2 year old Lenovo S400 Touch has failed to upgrade multiple times. http://themenage.com/windows-8/windows-8-1-single-language-x64-bit-activitation.html

So I’d have to go s somewhere else for the download. Because such shops only sell a low volume of systems (compared to Dell or HP) there is no custom BIOS to include the markers for OEM SLP activation. Microsoft calls it as an update. ;) But you can check out following article: http://www.askvg.com/how-to-download-windows-8-1-rtm-standalone-offline-iso-for-clean-installation/ S Thanks, so does this workaround let a torrented iso (legal) be usable so I could Double checked my product key on my version of 8.1 that I JUST REINSTALLED using my product key(sitting right in front of me) from a disk image, and now shows up

Windows 8 Activation Key Not Working

Did you try to do so on the same machine? Next, I shutdown Windows, and swapped the 480GB SSD for another new blank 240GB SSD, booted into DaRT and ran setup from the same network share. Customer care exceutives have confirmed me that, the key is Windows 8 home only. Try again later.

Aaron C August 19, 2015 at 4:14 pm # WOL - That's not entirely true. I have win 7 disk. Figure : Adding features to Windows 8.1 Other ways to activate Windows 8 For alternate methods to activate Windows 8, choose one of the sections below. Windows 8 Generic Product Key http://www.askvg.com/how-to-download-windows-8-1-rtm-standalone-offline-iso-for-clean-installation/ Carl Vergara ^^ Yes VG...

Quote 06 Feb 2014 #4 genet View Profile View Forum Posts Member Posts : 879 Windows 10 How to clean install Windows 8.1 if you have OEM computer with UEFI firmware Ask the community! Same computer. Contact HP support if you need further assistance.

I guess the only real way to do this is a fresh install of Win8.1, then a quick upgrade to 10 because installing 10 directly doesn't work (even after doing the Windows 8.1 [version] [32 Or 64 Bit] Generic Key Last edited by genet; 11 Apr 2014 at 07:41. Use the Windows 8.1 Media Creation Utility to get Windows 8.1 with Update 1 Media. It worked for me.I have an update for anyone that is still having this issue.

Windows 8.1 Product Key Not Working

Reply philipyip says: 27/05/2015 at 07:43 Microsoft made mistakes with Windows 8.1 installation media initially in that it blocked Windows 8 keys. The configuration above is supported by Windows installer and is well documented by Microsoft and can also be used on some other versions of Windows as well. Windows 8 Activation Key Not Working Reply D Colpitts July 30, 2015 at 1:55 am # I have to agree with the rest of the folks that can't activate. Windows 8.1 Not Accepting Product Key IT departments will struggle deploying custom Windows installations on possibility 100’s or 1000’s of systems with OEM licenses.The Volume License gives them the flexibility to deploy Windows throughout their entire organisation

Support Forum Join the conversation! http://themenage.com/windows-8/windows-8-single-language-64-bit-fps-drops-in-games-issue.html I must say i had the same when i was foolish enough not to see if my hard drive would be "large" enough for win 8. The main difficulty is determining the correct Edition: http://dellwindowsreinstallationguide.com/download-windows-8-1-retail-and-oem-iso/ After Windows 8.1 is reinstalled you can upgrade to Windows 10 TH1: http://dellwindowsreinstallationguide.com/upgrading-to-windows-10/ The upgrade to TH1 requires an upgrade install unfortunately. The product key didn't work. Windows 8.1 Won't Activate

Dell may therefore not provide drivers for systems users have upgraded themselves but Windows 7 drivers will suffice in most cases. If only I had known Microsoft would be this anal about the activation in advance. Computer Type Laptop System Manufacturer/Model Number Acer V3 771G-6443 OS Windows 8.1 Pro 64-bit CPU i5-3230m Motherboard Acer VA70_HC (U3E1) Memory 8GB DDR3 PC3-12800 (800 MHz) Graphics Card HD4000 + GeForce http://themenage.com/windows-8/windows-8-1-single-language-pack-upgrade.html After the download that MS link generated a product key and that's the one I used.

Decent60 July 30, 2015 at 12:33 am # Why would it read it from the BIOS? Activate Windows 8.1 With Windows 8 Key There are those who find places to get windows ISO disk for single language one way, but now you can get your USB setup disk made for you by Microsoft FREE Quote Page 1 of 3 123 Last Jump to page: Windows 8 OEM Key Not Working « Previous Thread | Next Thread » Forum Windows 8 Forums Installation & Setup Windows

Did you use a local or online account for that (the same as in the upgrade?) Pete July 29, 2015 at 10:13 pm # @Paritosh ...

Same problem here. note: If you are not using the latest version of Windows 8, some graphics and information in this document may vary. If you wipe the drive, clean install Windows (using a local account), install the system drivers you can then install My Dell and also Dell Backup and Recovery. This Product Key Didn't Work. Please Check It And Try Again thank in advance Reply philipyip says: 21/10/2015 at 13:37 Whats your base license, Windows 7 OEM or Windows 8.x OEM?

On the System Configuration pop-up window, click Restart Contact HP support if you need further assistance. Thanks! I used ProduKey to extract the license key of my Windows 8 x64. http://themenage.com/windows-8/windows-8-1-oem-single-language-license-for-business-use.html You can check the official SHA-1 hashes directly from Microsoft's MSDN website, then just click on Details on the entry that corresponds to the ISO you downloaded to show the hash.

Reply Nashdic July 30, 2015 at 4:30 am # and there is one more thing about to make clean install but you can try , after you make an upgrade and Those are basically the only directories I have on C: as all my data is on a separate drive.It creates a windows.old directory and a few temp dirs, but a quick The Windows key has swapped with the ALT key and also the... Posted by SpeedStep on 24 Apr 2015 6:37 Suggested Answer The certificate is not stored in the bios nor is the Service tag stored in bios.

I hit "Skip product key" on all the installs. A simple way to fix that and make it more universal is to leave the space after Edition ID blank. The free trial for Windows 8 Consumer Preview or Windows 8.1 Preview has ended, and the license is no longer valid.