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Windows 8 activation problem

  1. #1


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    Windows 8 activation problem


    hi,

    i bought a new laptop which had windows 8 on it. I updated it to 8.1, but it didn't work properly, so i refreshed my laptop and it went back to windows 8. But now it says the product code doesn't work. can someone help me?

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  2. #2


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


    Run this vbs script & see if the product key it shows is the same as the one you are now trying to use.

    ShowKey.vbs
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  3. #3


    Posts : 79
    windows 8 single language


    i have the same problem i run the vbs and i put the copied and paste the key but it says won't work
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  4. #4


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


    Quote Originally Posted by xbladeoo2oo3 View Post
    i have the same problem i run the vbs and i put the copied and paste the key but it says won't work
    Probably time to spend some money @ Microsoft.
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  5. #5


    Posts : 79
    windows 8 single language


    it is not a copy i'm sure i just don't know what is wrong
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