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Re-installation?

  1. #1


    Posts : 8
    w8.0

    Re-installation?


    Hello People,

    I have a friend who has been hijacked through phone and being gullible. The PC was totally locked out and my password cracker failed to make headway. She has agreed to re-install, but her supplier did not give her a product key with her system disk and paperwork, consequentially, disk cannot proceed.

    Is there a way for me to install with her disk with a temp product key? Also, if we re-install this way, would she be charged for not having it through no fault of her own?

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  2. #2


    Posts : 879
    Windows 10


    Quote Originally Posted by lucidoobe View Post
    Is there a way for me to install with her disk with a temp product key?
    Clean Install - Windows 8

    Generic keys to install with:


    • Windows 8 (core): FB4WR-32NVD-4RW79-XQFWH-CYQG3
    • Windows 8 Pro: XKY4K-2NRWR-8F6P2-448RF-CRYQH



    • Windows 8.1 (core): 334NH-RXG76-64THK-C7CKG-D3VPT
    • Windows 8.1 Pro: XHQ8N-C3MCJ-RQXB6-WCHYG-C9WKB
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  3. #3


    Posts : 8
    w8.0

    Thank you


    Hi genet,

    Thanx for the codes.
    Will the person have to pay MS on activation full price? She was never given her key from sale of the software, no fault of her own.
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  4. #4


    Posts : 2,627
    win8.1.1 enterprise


    Quote Originally Posted by lucidoobe View Post
    Hi genet,

    Thanx for the codes.
    Will the person have to pay MS on activation full price? She was never given her key from sale of the software, no fault of her own.
    the answer is no they will not ,if you do it right .
    if its a new computer/laptop it may have the win key embedded into the bios ,and will access it from there when you install windows

    googled info about keys in bios
    https://www.google.ca/search?q=Windo...IE-ContextMenu
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