Windows 8 and 8.1 Forums

Will activation data be written on Bios?

  1. #1

    Posts : 5
    Windows 8 Pro with Media Center

    Will activation data be written on Bios?

    may i ask if activation data/license will be written to the bios if updated from windows 7 to 8..i know that oem license will be hardcoded to the bios but what about old upgraded laptops?

    i used the free media center key from microsoft and i'm afraid that i could never reuse it again in case a problem arises or my hard drive is reformatted

    this is my first post by the way..i find windows 8 very pleasing so far

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  2. #2

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

    NO, not add to BIOS.

    Do print out emails.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

Will activation data be written on Bios?
Related Threads
I am running Windows 8 Pro 64-bit. In the hidden folder "All Users" is a folder named "Application Data". Inside it is a folder named "Application Data". Inside that is yet another folder named "Application Data". This nonsense repeats itself to a depth of 16 folders, all named "Application Data"....
How to Use Data Sense App to Manage your Data Usage on Windows Phone 8.1 As unlimited mobile data plans become less common, it's more important than ever to understand how much cellular data your phone is using. Even if you have “unlimited” data, you might have access to the highest speed...
Win7 installed on SSD for 1 year now. 2 more HDD: one 2TB (name K: ) one 4TB (name T: ) About 3 weeks ago tried WN8.1 on a third HDD (1TB). After install all looked OK. Boot on WIN7 and windows tried to check disk. I let it and all looked OK. Worked normally in WIN7 and add 300GB+ of MXF files...
Hi There, I just built a desktop with a sabertooth x79 motherboard, and am running Windows 8.1 pro 64-bit. When I click the UEFI BIOS Firmware live tile via the change PC settings>update and recovery>recovery>etc. my computer reboots normally to Windows and will not open BIOS. I have tried...
Hi everyone, I had a gruesome activation issue with an embedded-key windows 8 Sony Vaio. I found in the end, Reinstall holding the assist key at startup, Do! connect to a wifi network, use a Local account, not a microsoft one. SLUI 04 or 04 wont work after the event. The BIOS 'Assist then F2' has...
My (Win8 Pro 64 bits) system crashes time after time. I configured it to write minidump files, using small memory dump (256K). It is configured to save the files in %SystemRoot%\Minidump. I'm checking the /windows/minidump folder, but it's always empty. My questions: 1. Why Windows...
Just a thought...... Currently we build around 80,000 pc's a year here, with a fairly low attach rate of Nvidia Cards (Geforce G210, Quadro 600 and Quadro 2000D). I was just speaking to one of my Taiwanese colleagues who said their new G210 VGA Cards with a UEFI Bios will not work on Windows 7...
Eight Forums Android App Eight Forums IOS App Follow us on Facebook