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Can't activate Windows 8.1 due to product key issue

  1. #71


    Posts : 6
    Windows 8


    ShowKeyPlus(Version 1.0.5655)
    Thanks

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  2. #72


    Posts : 6
    Windows 8


    Quote Originally Posted by Superfly View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by hessamina View Post
    Where should I find the edition of Showkey?
    Showkey - Windows 10 Forums
    ShowKeyPlus(Version 1.0.5655)
    Thanks
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  3. #73


    Posts : 1
    Windows 8.1


    Quote Originally Posted by Servo 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

    Yes it worked! It brought up the OEM key. Every other key finder gave me a wrong one but that worked perfectly. Thanks a million for that. Thanks to everyone else who replied as well.
    I had the same problem and this worked for me too!! Big thanks to Superfly
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  4. #74


    Posts : 1
    Windows 8.1


    Wow... this trouble just to activate. I ran ShowKey and it says OEM not found. All I did was a factory reset and now I cannot activate. Hmmmm
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  5. #75


    United States
    Posts : 3,093
    Windows 8.1 Pro 64-bit


    Quote Originally Posted by kohdirayne View Post
    Wow... this trouble just to activate. I ran ShowKey and it says OEM not found. All I did was a factory reset and now I cannot activate. Hmmmm
    Where did you buy the PC? The OEM key should be in the chip, may need to contact the seller.
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  6. #76


    Posts : 1
    win 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, you brilliant man
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  7. #77


    Quote Originally Posted by sgtsmiler View Post
    I had the same problem and this worked for me too!! Big thanks to Superfly
    You're welcome.

    Quote Originally Posted by kohdirayne View Post
    Wow... this trouble just to activate. I ran ShowKey and it says OEM not found. All I did was a factory reset and now I cannot activate. Hmmmm
    Please make sure you use ShowKeyPlus... it's fully compatible with all versions Win 7 through Win10.

    The old version (Showkey.vbs 1.3) won't recognize Win 8 keys (it's Win 8.1 specific)

    Quote Originally Posted by Alenthas View Post

    thank you, you brilliant man
    LOL... Thanx, you're welcome.
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  8. #78


    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
    Quote Originally Posted by Servo 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

    Yes it worked! It brought up the OEM key. Every other key finder gave me a wrong one but that worked perfectly. Thanks a million for that. Thanks to everyone else who replied as well.

    Thanks buddy.. it worked like a charm. Just made my life so much easier.. been figuring out this problems for days..
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  9. #79


    Quote Originally Posted by muhammad93 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
    Quote Originally Posted by Servo 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

    Yes it worked! It brought up the OEM key. Every other key finder gave me a wrong one but that worked perfectly. Thanks a million for that. Thanks to everyone else who replied as well.

    Thanks buddy.. it worked like a charm. Just made my life so much easier.. been figuring out this problems for days..
    Just glad I could help
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  10. #80


    Posts : 1
    Win 8.1


    Awesome! It worked like a charm!
    I had the same problem. I actually downgraded my laptop from Win 10 to Win 8.1 cuz it was lagging a lot (I have a low RAM). So i made a clean install of Win 8.1 (torrent downloaded) but couldn't fix the key problem.
    You made my day. Thanks! @Superfly (:
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