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windows 8 pro installed but sticker windows 8 only

  1. #21


    Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
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    Did you click the blue "view details of windows activation" on the system screen to see what it says?

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  2. #22


    Posts : 11
    Windows 8


    it say cannot be activated got find that seller
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  3. #23


    Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
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    Windows 10 Education 64 Bit


    Did you run the showkey.vbs genet posted here? windows 8 pro installed but sticker windows 8 only If it lists an embedded OEM key you could use that to install the matching version of Windows 8.1 from the link I posted earlier.

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  4. #24


    Posts : 11
    Windows 8


    Quote Originally Posted by alphanumeric View Post
    Did you run the showkey.vbs genet posted here? windows 8 pro installed but sticker windows 8 only If it lists an embedded OEM key you could use that to install the matching version of Windows 8.1 from the link I posted earlier.

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    i have run it. it say oem key not present in firmware.
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  5. #25


    Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
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    Quote Originally Posted by fidows View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by alphanumeric View Post
    Did you run the showkey.vbs genet posted here? windows 8 pro installed but sticker windows 8 only If it lists an embedded OEM key you could use that to install the matching version of Windows 8.1 from the link I posted earlier.

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    i have run it. it say oem key not present in firmware.
    Time to contact the seller, he or she owes you a legal product code to go with the COA sticker. If they won't play ball tell them your next call is going to be to Microsoft to report a fraud.
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  6. #26


    Posts : 11
    Windows 8


    Quote Originally Posted by alphanumeric View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by fidows View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by alphanumeric View Post
    Did you run the showkey.vbs genet posted here? windows 8 pro installed but sticker windows 8 only If it lists an embedded OEM key you could use that to install the matching version of Windows 8.1 from the link I posted earlier.
    Showkey - Windows 10 Forums
    i have run it. it say oem key not present in firmware.
    Time to contact the seller, he or she owes you a legal product code to go with the COA sticker. If they won't play ball tell them your next call is going to be to Microsoft to report a fraud.
    i will try to contact that seller. can you tell me how if he didnt want to help. how to contact microsoft to tell about it?
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  7. #27


    Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
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    Windows 10 Education 64 Bit


    Google led me here, https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/howtotell/default.aspx There is a report fraud option on that page.
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