I have already created my Recovery Media. If there is none, the customer is advised to contact Microsoft. Note: To delete a partition, please select it, and then press D to delete it. Note: The above sites does not include the step 6 from the following steps. Well that was the case before.
Once it sees both, it self-activates every time the machine is rebooted. It's actually an internal activation that doesn't reach out to Microsoft for confirmation. Thanks everyone, I am surprised how fast i get responses in this forum, glad i joined. Can I download the Windows 7. You can use something like Belarc to dig it out. As I indicated to luckychu, I would share my discussion as it may be helpful to others. J, I am new to the forum so i dont know who priscilla is.
There was no Windows sticker, So I use magic jelly bean to get the product key. Not the answer you're looking for? Glad to have been of assistance. We're not typing in license keys. My users get so annoyed with random pop-ups from that stuff and it just takes away from the system performance. I don't know why microsoft has made this so hard but it's just the way things are now days I hope this helped you. It work if you have the full license key for your Windows license.
Would you like to answer one of these instead? Please press Enter at this point. If there was no notification of the process change, I do regret this. If this post helps to resolve your issue, click the Mark as Answer button at the top of this message. Follow the wizard to complete the whole installation process. I buy a board, and then have to pay for yet another copy of Windows? If I heard correctly, Microsoft can provide the customer with a valid product key to use. As you have discovered, the Product Keys for Windows 8 and 8. Then, you will see a list of all the partitions in your system.
I have owned four other laptops prior to this one and they have always had the Windows Product Key printed on a label on the bottom of the case. If Microsoft doesn't offer to provide a valid key or if the customer's company doesn't have one, staff offered that one can be purchased from Microsoft. I am sure the key I entered is correct. Could the previous owner maybe changed the motherboard and used the product key of that hardware? Press F8 to accept the Licensing Agreement. Hi I'm not sure why you would need the product key for the computer, since that would be the Windows 98 key? If so, you would have to have it turned off before you install a you start installing your image.
I know it may seem very complicated but just follow all these steps and you should do fine. . Staff said if the customer is using the company's image, the company should have a product key for the customer to use. I called Microsoft and they said that the manufacturer is blocking the product key. You can but 1 Windows Pro license and 4 Windows Server Cals about the cheapest option. .
I think this is Microsoft's way of generating revenue. I am glad this has finally showed up on here! I've never seen a set of recovery disks that didn't automatically install all the extra stuff. In that case, you need to call Microsoft's Product Activation Hotline and explain to them you are exercising the downgrade right of your Windows 8. Stringham Geek wrote: I am surprised by this. Then, you will see the Windows Setup blue screen.
Browse other questions tagged or. Like what i said I've done this dozen times or more and it always work until now. I informed staff Microsoft was called. I've tried the trick of extracting the key they come installed with, and that key will not work on a clean install. When you are finished you will have a fresh, clean Windows 8. We use Dell and its the same story.