Like what i said I've done this dozen times or more and it always work until now. Stringham Geek wrote: I am surprised by this. If you have any additional information, we recommend edit or start a new post. Is there a way that I can get the product key again? Your issue is not a Windows Genuine Advantage issue, but I will try to help you as best I can. After a while, you will see the following information on your screen:.
Follow the directions to continue the installation process. It's really not that hard. By marking a post as Answered, you help others find the answer faster. Your issue is not a Windows Genuine Advantage issue, but I will try to help you as best I can. All the data on the partition will be lost if you delete or format the partition. It will be saved as a txt file. Please choose the C partition, and then choose to format this partition.
I ignored the microsoft word 2007 setup process so that i could use it because i did not know where my product key was. We use Dell and its the same story. It's now asking me for the product key which i later found was on the bottom of my laptop on a sticker! Why on earth would I use my Volume License licenses on a box that comes with a license of Windows? For this product, the product key no longer appears on a sticker on the computer. J, I am new to the forum so i dont know who priscilla is. Windows 8 will activate automatically the first time the computer is connected to the Internet. Waiting now for Pricsilla and see if she can provide me more info.
The key worked on my dad, activated by microsoft help desk, it's Windows 8. Regards Please remember to mark the replies as answers if they help, and unmark the answers if they provide no help. Well that was the case before. Let me know if there are other questions. You'll need to purchase a license for Microsoft Office or Word in order to continue the use of the program. It's really not that hard. How to convert a trial version of a 2007 Office suite or program to a full retail perpetual license version: How to determine whether you have a trial edition of a 2007 Office suite or program installed: Note: The product key affixed to your computer is for Windows Vista and not Microsoft Office or Word.
I have sent you a private email requesting additional information so I can research and escalate your issue. If there was no notification of the process change, I do regret this. I spent days with TigerDirect trying to get this resolved. So I had this issue since 2014 cause I bought a laptop and the pc which had preinstalled W indows 8. What they are doing is forcing us to use they're own image.
. To be more helpful with your post, you can add key information if you desire: 1. I've done this so many times, I always install our own image and use the laptop's oem product keys. Retail Operating System License, that you buy and install yourself, are allowed to be transferred to another machine. We won't be able to do a clean install anymore.
I hope this helps Devona. Was the Laptop purchased New or Used? Thanks to the Members for your informative responses! Unfortunately, I have closed this thread to help keep comments current and up to date. You will then see the following screen. Hello Arvin, sorry to hear of your notebook challenges. You can but 1 Windows Pro license and 4 Windows Server Cals about the cheapest option. I informed staff Microsoft was called. If this post helps to resolve your issue, click the Mark as Answer button at the top of this message.
I have what is probably the silliest question you have ever heard. Learn how to find out Windows 8 product key on a sample laptop. Thanks everyone, I am surprised how fast i get responses in this forum, glad i joined. Follow the wizard to complete the whole installation process. The Qualifying Operating System License, whether it be Windows 7 or Windows 8. Please Note: Microsoft provides third-party information to help you find technical support.
I'm wondering if anyone is aware with this new deal, Manufacturers selling notebooks without the Windows stickers and locking them to their image. I've tried the trick of extracting the key they come installed with, and that key will not work on a clean install. It's actually an internal activation that doesn't reach out to Microsoft for confirmation. You must use their disk or else you will be asked for a key. If you want to scam Microsoft, it will eventually be picked up. As you have discovered, the Product Keys for Windows 8 and 8.
But Retail Licenses can also only be installed on one machine at any particular time. There also might be situations when Windows prompts you to activate the product, even though the product has already been activated. This is a handy software which can help you easily find product key for for currently installed software, such as Windows 8. Can you please, please, please tell me where to find it? I retyped it so many times, it isnt incorrect!! So before making any changes make sure to back-up throroughly! I know it may seem very complicated but just follow all these steps and you should do fine. Hello Thank you for posting in this thread. Hey guys - luckychu, I might be able to shed a little light on this situation for you.