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Is it possible to reset my windows 8 laptop without disks?

  1. #11

    Posts : 5,592
    ME, XP,Vista,Win7,Win8,Win8.1

    Product key will not be need any type of Windows 8 installation media.

    You can order the Microsoft official OEM Recovery disks from the ASUS OEM manufacturer's website.
    Essentio Recovery Software

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  2. #12

    Harrisonburg, Va.
    Posts : 10,488
    Windows 8.1.1 Pro with Media Center

    Quote Originally Posted by Shizzle View Post
    @david Thanks for that script. It gave me the product id and the installed key So if i reset now and it asks me for the key, i should enter the installed key then?
    If it asks for one, enter it.

    It might or might not ask.

    But if it does ask, you have it.


    If you get it restored & running good again post back.

    I have a tip on avoiding refreshing & restoring to factory settings.
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  3. #13

    Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Posts : 6,476
    Windows 10 Education 64 Bit

    The assumption is, with embedded keys, you won't be asked for them. That's why there is no COA sticker and no mention of a product code in the paper work that comes with the PC. I've done resets and refreshes on PC's that didn't have embedded codes and don't remember being asked to enter a product key.
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