Register Windows 7 Forum Forum Windows 8 Forums General Support Dell Windows 8 recovery disk does not read product key Dell Windows 8 recovery disk does not read product key 04 For more information, see the Setup log files” see We couldn’t create a new partition or locate an existing one. This is quite a common error message for the Windows 8.1 setup. I think most people never save it, and later learn they need it. a fantastic read
LordX says October 4, 2014 at 11:38 pm Ok, well that is not a problem either. I use Hybrid sleep, rarely re-boot or shutdown. I have a Dell oem Windows 8.1 64 Bit DVD and was trying to install it but it’s asking for a product key which I don’t have. All rights reserved.
Variant A: UEFI Boot If your system is newer than 2012 its recommended to use a UEFI Boot and a GPT partition scheme; this is faster and more reliable. Our policy is that we wipe and reinstall the OS... I recommend clean installation but you may preserve your files with a Windows.old folder. Dell Windows 8.1 Recovery Product Key Is there any software which will recover the correct product key?
A UEFI BIOS with SecureBoot will reject a DVD so you need to make a bootable USB. Dell Windows 8 Product Key http://forums.mydigitallife.info/threads/30363-Windows-9-Product-Key-Viewer?p=510104&viewfull=1#post510104 Chuck says October 4, 2014 at 4:10 pm With the key embedded in the ACPI table, the product key theoretically should be automatically extracted during installation of Windows 8/8.1, without A foreign exchange student from Japan with a Sony Vaio (most likely from Japan as well) managed to get a virus on his computer and he was blocked off our network. I have been able to pull product keys from just about every Windows 8 PC that I have come across, but there has been one instance where I've had to order
Hold F12 while powering up your computer (at the Dell BIOs screen). Dell Windows 8.1 Product Key List FatGeek says October 5, 2014 at 4:28 pm I've got an early Dell XPS 8700 Windows 8 Machine that has no product key stored in the BIOS and no key on Until the end everything was OK. My System Specs Computer type PC/Desktop System Manufacturer/Model Number home built OS Multi-Boot W7_Pro_x64 W8.1_Pro_x64 W10_Pro_x64 CPU AMD Athlon II x4 620 Motherboard Gigabyte GA-MA785G-UD3H Memory 6GB GSkill DDR2 800 Graphics
If you still don't have the key from the first step, use a generic key such as one of those listed here. https://www.technibble.com/recover-windows-8-key/ Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. Dell Windows 8.1 Product Key If you haven't done so, you should see if you can burn your own set of Recovery DVDs. Windows 8.1 [version] [32 Or 64 Bit] Generic Key In the end they scanned it, used "image program(s)" and edited so they could eventually get the key that was not "human readable".
Advertisements Share this:TwitterFacebook Like this: Like Loading... 8 thoughts on “Windows 8.1 Installation with Notes on UEFI &SecureBoot” JNinOz says: 14/01/2015 at 03:06 fabulous guide, my inheritted Studio 1537 is now check my blog I just bought Windows 7 Ultimate from Ebay, installed it and everything works fine. Not currently OCd, under-volted. If Dell replaced the MOBO - chances are the embedded product key is NOT present... Windows 8.1 Product Key Dell Laptop
Quote: Originally Posted by jagman55 Was able to read all the COA even though was unreadable with the naked eye. I... You can then select express settings (red) or customise (green) to suit your preferences. this content Ensure that “Hide drivers that are not compatible with hardware on this computer is ticked" (it should be set like this by default).
LG DVD burner/Blue Ray Player. Dell Windows 8 Product Key Bios But therein lies the problem for the user. That's certainly a plus, especially when the numbers on those product key stickers wear out or are just too small to easily read.
If you ever need to launch these diagnostics you can follow my instructions in F12 preboot diagnosticsNote 2: After all of these are deleted you can select new to create a It's even better when the Windows installer automatically retrieves the key for you. How might that affect you? Windows 8 Asking For Product Key During Installation Windows 7 Help Forums Windows 7 help and support General Discussion » User Name Remember Me?
PT with information from Microsoft. There have been workarounds before Windows 8 if you lost your license sticker or can't find where you stored your key. Like Christmas in September. have a peek at these guys Share your voice 0 comments Tags Operating Systems Software Tech Industry Internet Android Jelly Bean Encryption Microsoft More stories Find out your Windows computer's name with two clicks Microsoft acquires 3D
that was invisible to the naked eye even with magnifying glass. I do not know if the replacement motherboard actually contains an embedded key. Internet Speed 120M down 8M up Antivirus Windows Defender Browser FireFox Other Info Built my first computer (8Ghz 8088cpu, 640K RAM, 20MB HDD, 2 360K floppy drives) in 1986 and have So if you need to reset or reinstall Windows 8, you don't need to hunt for the product key.
And you own a standalone (aka a System Builder) edition of Windows 8 Pro with its own product key. So you can use your Windows 7, Vista, or XP computer to buy the Windows 8 Pro upgrade key and apply that to your standard Windows 8 PC, an option that That's definitely a plus for Techs. Not a technical fix but it was a lot less stressful in the end.