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  1. #11


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


    Quote Originally Posted by aveross
    where to download it??
    Welcome to EightForums

    Is this a OEM manufacturer's PC with Pre-installed Windows 8?

    Have you made the OEM manufacturer's Recovery Disks?



    information   Information

    We always assume you have made your Recovery Disks using the OEM manufacturer's Recovery Media Creator app the first day you had your new PC.
    & made the Startup Repair CD. (Windows 8 only)
    Recovery Drive - Create with USB Flash Drive in Windows 8
    System Repair Disc - Create in Windows 8 (Windows 8 only)





    I would recommend you making the OEM manufacturer's Recovery DVD's or USB drive.
    or
    You can order the Microsoft official OEM Recovery disks from the OEM manufacturer's website.

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  2. #12


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


    Quote Originally Posted by aveross View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Dude View Post
    where to download it??

    I have serial key inside the bios, I dont have it on paper

    can you give me a direct link to win 8.1 iso?
    To get your Product Key run this vbs script:

    ShowKey.vbs

    there is not run command box anymore
    Have you tried Windows Key+R to get RUN ?

    Have you tried using Task Manager to create a new task ?
    If needed press Ctrl+Alt+Delete keys to pull up Task Manager.
    Pictures:

    Click image for larger version

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  3. #13


    Posts : 8
    win 8,1


    I fixed it through action icon, I clcked it an dmanaged to get into control panel, I updated win to last update and everything is fixed now. I also unistalled clasic shell program, i suspect that was the cause I guess.

    But how to run that vbs file? Showkey.vbs?

    I just clicked on it and nothing happened

    Also I tried restore from several restore points, I always got error that one file could not be opened, that a virus killer is blocking the access or something, I have only defender installed

    I had norton antivirus before but I uninstalled it with revo uninstall that cleans it really good...
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  4. #14


    Posts : 406
    W10 Pro X64


    Glad you sorted it. Look at option 5 in this tutorial

    Product Key - Find for Windows 8
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  5. #15


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


    RE:--vbs file

    Did you unblock it ?

    Right click it & choose Properties & click Unblock & Apply & OK & then try it.

    You should see a tiny window like in option #5 in the tutorial.

    Click image for larger version
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  6. #16


    Posts : 8
    win 8,1


    yes thank you i got the key, i will paste it later here so you can check if it is legit
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  7. #17


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


    Quote Originally Posted by aveross View Post
    yes thank you i got the key, i will paste it later here so you can check if it is legit
    Not a good idea.
    Someone could steal it.
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  8. #18


    Posts : 8
    win 8,1


    i am just joking, good observation
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  9. #19


    Quote Originally Posted by aveross View Post
    i am just joking, good observation
    M$ would be more than happy to tell you if it's fake.
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