Thanks Kent and thanks to the author! You can download an run Belarc Advisor - if it's in there, Belarc can usually find it. I got it back today and i noticed i cant use the "charms bar" (the thing one the right, when you go up in the corner and go down, couldnt find Thanks for the info! Check This Out
Find out if your copy of Windows is counterfeit. Shane Johnson July 19, 2015 THanks a Ton! Thanks for sharing Ashish Mundhra April 1, 2013 Glad you liked 🙂 walid April 11, 2013 great work thanks alot it works for me Tom April 19, 2013 I appreciate your To change the activation key: Go to search and type in Slui.exe 0x3 Enter your new activation code and activate 0 Ghost Chili OP Jeremy_B Dec 17, 2013 http://www.guidingtech.com/16405/probable-fix-activating-windows-8-clean-install/
If your product key is being used on more PCs than the Microsoft Software License Terms allow, you'll need to buy a new product key or copy of Windows for each Step 3: Double click on MediaBootInstall and change the value from 1 to 0. Blank brand new SSD hard drive, Windows 8 Pro box set.
Now apparently there is a workaround that fixes Windows 8 activation problem and makes possible to perform a clean install of Windows 8 using the upgrade media without a previous version Interesting. I've yet to see a Windows 8 OEM without a sticker. Even the crappy stuff at Best Buy has stickers. 0 Mace OP GrammarPolice Dec 17, 2013 It's worth noting that for years you could download Windows 7 ISO images from DigitalRiver, an official distributor of Microsoft software. How To Activate Windows 8 Crack All Rights Reserved Tom's Hardware Guide ™ Ad choices Home Windows 8 OEM key not activating with fresh install by Daniel7338 on Dec 17, 2013 at 5:22 UTC 1st Post |
Microsoft MVP Email @pureinfotech MORE TOPICS: Difficulty level: Advanced / How-To / Tips & Tricks / Windows 8 Click to load comments Windows 10 Creators Update Xbox One Windows 10 Mobile Hkey_local_machine/software/microsoft/windows/currentversion/setup/oobe/ If you directly clean installed Windows 10 and then used your earlier key, it will not work. its giving error "Error code 0xc00400c3 Error description The activation server dertermined the specified product key has been Blocked Win8 Pro from Zero January 25, 2013 Took a different approach. http://www.tenforums.com/windows-updates-activation/9432-windows-not-activated-after-clean-install.html You can get the Windows 8.1 ISO from the Create Media Reset page on Microsoft's website.
Recognized as a Microsoft MVP, tech enthusiast and enjoys writing about Microsoft, Google, and Apple. Windows 8 Product Key Not Working Ads by Google Step 2: Windows will ask for admin privileges to run the tool and open Windows Registry Editor once you confirm. tqvm himanshu jain November 26, 2013 in MediaBootInstall it is already 0 value..what to do now ?? 🙁 Dawn Marie December 4, 2013 Worked perfectly! Product Key blocked.
Installs and is activated. http://pureinfotech.com/fix-windows-8-activation-after-clean-install-using-upgrade-media/ In the process you will be asked to enter Windows 8 Product Key again. Mediabootinstall Missing The Tokens.dat file in the Windows operating system is a digitally signed file, which stores most of the Windows activation files. Windows 8 Not Activated I have Windows 8 Pro, purchased through Micrsoft's website and upgraded my PC and had a HDD failure and lost all my data.
When ever i left clicked on the any of the options on the charms bar, it would just disappear without anything happening, and same thing goes for the start menu button If a license isn't available, you'll need to buy Windows from the Store. Rebuild the Tokens.dat file. Follow Us Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest YouTube Instagram RSS By Ashish See more posts by this author. Windows 8 Activation Error
TZ November 20, 2012 Yep! Creating your account only takes a few minutes. Microsoft has also described a few scenarios. Send him an email with your rants, rumors, tattles.
nick September 7, 2014 great job. How To Activate Windows 8 Pro Build 9200 It works for me…:) also for the command slmgr /rearm - syntax is correct. Rebooted.
Since then have activated, on both, my free Windows Media Center upgrades that I received by applying on Microsofts website. Thanks Ashish - keep up the good work. Wait about a minute or so and if the program succeeds, you will get a Success message. Make sure to copy the backup folder into the same folder as the EXE file.
Not sure why though Verkade January 31, 2013 Not sure what this does, but it worked wonderfully! I asked the Microsoft employee, and he gave 3 things i could try, which are the following:run command: DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth run command: sfc /scannow download and run: http://download.microsoft.com/download/F/2/4/F24D0C03-4181-4E5B-A23B-5C3A6B5974E3/apps.diagcabnone of Don’t forget to share your results and the problems you came across (if any) while applying the fix. Scott March 24, 2014 Last post was 10 months ago, but I just want to confirm that this work around still functions.
The main points here are what I had already mentioned above: don't make major hardware changes when performing the restore and make sure the OS edition is the same. My name is Aseem Kishore and I am a professional blogger living in Dallas, TX. Make sure you read it carefully. However, since it’s an upgrade license, you can only install Windows 8 as an upgrade over your existing Windows OS and some users might experience difficulty activating the license online while
Please help! To my surprise, it shows that my upgrade key is valid. You'll want to make sure to copy this folder to some external media before you reinstall Windows. Sometimes the Tokens.dat file may get corrupted as a result of which Windows Activation may not take place successfully.
Ravikumar.R December 29, 2012 Hi Thanks… I have tried its not working….. If you need a Windows 8 ISO image, then check out the Upgrade Windows with product key only page. This is assuming you still have the activation key. March 23rd, 2015 by Aseem Kishore File in: Computer Tips There are 0 comments, care to add yours?
Thank you very much. Install Win8 Pro for the third time. Home News Windows Downloads Security Edge IE Office Phone General Deals Forum About Cannot activate Windows 10. slmgr /rearm is the right code and it did work.
Note that if you Microsoft Office installed also, you can click the Office Activation Backup button and it will allow you to back that data up separately. Warning: A few things to keep in mind:Because this requires you to change the Windows’ registry, I would recommend you to create a restore point, or even a full backup wouldn't be Ensure that it is activated and then if you wish, clean install Windows 10 on the same device. Advanced users may want to see how to troubleshoot Windows Activation states.