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can't activate windows 8.1: error 0xc004f074

  1. #11


    Posts : 8
    windows 8.1 pro


    So how do i get a new genuine product key?, on the website you gave me, there was a link saying "get a new windows product key" but when i click there it says "we can't find that page"
    Or does that mean i have to go to a store and buy the os again?

    Also sorry if im being anoying with the constant questions!

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  2. #12


    Yes, but I'd suggest go to the seller and ask them why they sold you an illegal copy of Windows 8 and threaten to report them to MS if they don't give you a genuine key (you can then give them a good butt-kicking!)

    Their are many places to get keys like Amazon, Newegg etc. Check for specials.

    The site I linked to is not for you and me but for companies that use those to install on their PC's.
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  3. #13


    Posts : 8
    windows 8.1 pro


    Quote Originally Posted by Superfly View Post
    Yes, but I'd suggest go to the seller and ask them why they sold you an illegal copy of Windows 8 and threaten to report them to MS if they don't give you a genuine key (you can then give them a good butt-kicking!)

    Their are many places to get keys like Amazon, Newegg etc. Check for specials.

    The site I linked to is not for you and me but for companies that use those to install on their PC's.
    well anyways thanks for the help!
    now im going to have a word with that pc technician, bye!
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  4. #14


    You're welcome - Good luck!

    Bye for now...
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