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Can't activate Windows 8.1 due to product key issue

  1. #111


    I'm having a issue:

    My product id is *****-*****-*****-***** but windows say that my windows almost expired and i checked my product id and i try filling in the code to the "New Product Key" but i have many "0" in my code and windows does not allow me to fill "0"there. help please

    Here is the image link ( i can't insert image on this post due to a error):
    https://photos-4.dropbox.com/t/2/AAA...&size=1024x768

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  2. #112


    Newport, South Wales, UK
    Posts : 568
    Windows 10 Pro x64 x2 Windows 10 Enterprise x64, Ubuntu


    Please follow the instructions here ... Screenshots and Files - Upload and Post in Eight Forums to upload your image to this site as more help is likely when users do not have to visit another site to view images
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  3. #113


    Dubai
    Posts : 1
    windows 8.1


    Wow, thanks a million. It worked for me.
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  4. #114


    Posts : 1
    Windows 8.1 Windows 10 Windows 2012 Ubuntu


    It worked perfectly on my side, thanks for the info. Big help here.
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  5. #115


    Posts : 1
    windows 8.1


    Quote Originally Posted by Superfly View Post
    I have updated this script to show both the installed key and OEM bios key.... See if they match


    thank you mate. it's done now.
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  6. #116


    Posts : 1
    Windows 8


    Quote Originally Posted by Superfly View Post
    I have updated this script to show both the installed key and OEM bios key.... See if they match
    Hi Superfly

    I had the same issue with my Lenovo laptop having a preinstalled version of Windows 8.1, just sometime back I started seeing the "Activate Windows" message. I tried activating but it kept on failing and asked for providing the correct key, my laptop never came with a Key.
    Checked with my Lenovo dealer but even he was of no help. Struggled for almost 8-10 months, tried all the Key finders available, but all in vain.
    Just came across your post today while googling around and tried the solution. To my surprise and astonishment it worked perfectly. I got the original OEM key for my Windows and was successfully able to activate the same.

    I would like to thank you a ton for your efforts and solution. You have definitely been a saviour.

    Thanks
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  7. #117


    Quote Originally Posted by vivekb83 View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Superfly View Post
    I have updated this script to show both the installed key and OEM bios key.... See if they match
    Hi Superfly

    I had the same issue with my Lenovo laptop having a preinstalled version of Windows 8.1, just sometime back I started seeing the "Activate Windows" message. I tried activating but it kept on failing and asked for providing the correct key, my laptop never came with a Key.
    Checked with my Lenovo dealer but even he was of no help. Struggled for almost 8-10 months, tried all the Key finders available, but all in vain.
    Just came across your post today while googling around and tried the solution. To my surprise and astonishment it worked perfectly. I got the original OEM key for my Windows and was successfully able to activate the same.

    I would like to thank you a ton for your efforts and solution. You have definitely been a saviour.

    Thanks
    You are welcome, it's great that it's still useful... as old as it is - I'm assuming you are using the vbs script - it's grown up into ShowKeyPlus now
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  8. #118


    Posts : 1
    Windows 8.1


    Quote Originally Posted by Superfly View Post
    I have updated this script to show both the installed key and OEM bios key.... See if they match
    It worked!! Thank you!!! The keys didn't match so I activated the OEM key.
    Thank you!
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  9. #119


    Quote Originally Posted by tiitoedgar View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Superfly View Post
    I have updated this script to show both the installed key and OEM bios key.... See if they match
    It worked!! Thank you!!! The keys didn't match so I activated the OEM key.
    Thank you!
    You are welcome...

    Thanx for making the effort to post - it's always nice to know if an app works or not... good is great, bad is good.. that just means some work needs to be done! Anyway I'm glad I could help!
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  10. #120


    Posts : 1
    Windows 8.1


    Good day,

    After my Windows 10 crashed i had to reinstall the oem Windows 8 on my PB easynote. After updating to 8.1 it would also not auto activate. Keeyfinders gave the wrong key. But the scrip in this post did the work.

    So you see how important it is not to remove old threats like this.

    Thanks for the script.
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