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windows 8 activation key change by an application

2014-04-20, 16:25 PM

i had bought lenovo ideapad s410 touch where windows 8 already installed, i used an application downloaded from the internet and accidentally it changed my activation key to 1 month. i want to retrieve my original activation key.thank you.

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Re: windows 8 activation key change by an application

2014-04-20, 16:28 PM

for more info,

KMS Autonet 2014 is the application. It changed my product key for windows 8 single core language. :/

 

after few days, i had read lots of articles on how to retrieve my windows 8 key for my laptop.

 

http://www.nextofwindows.com/how-to-retrieve-windows-8-oem-product-key-from-bios/

 

---> i downloaded pkeyui (WPKey.zip) different from the link i gave (get_win8key) but they look the same (like this), but my msdm is LENOVO not HPQOEM. source: http://www.nextofwindows.com/how-to-retrieve-windows-8-oem-product-key-from-bios/

 

i tried and successfully changed my windows activation info

 

from

Expires on 5/14/14

to

Activated on 4/2/14 (date when my laptop bought and activated)

 

Help me, if this really solved my problem??????

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Re: windows 8 activation key change by an application

2014-04-20, 17:37 PM

No discussions of piracy here. Best way is to use One Key Recovery to restore to factory defaults

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Re: windows 8 activation key change by an application

2014-04-20, 18:18 PM

I agree with Cbautis2. Other options for you to consider is to use windows refresh or reset program.

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Re: windows 8 activation key change by an application

2014-04-21, 8:12 AM

i already used onekey recovery. then when I look up to my windows activation key, it is still the same with the activation code I used to retrieve my windows key and now it is activated on 4/21/2014. Thank you so much, :)

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Re: windows 8 activation key change by an application

2014-04-21, 8:16 AM

btw, "My Computer" icon is not on my desktop after using one key recovery, how can I add it on there??? not in shortcut

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Re: windows 8 activation key change by an application

2014-04-21, 12:58 PM

wrote:

btw, "My Computer" icon is not on my desktop after using one key recovery, how can I add it on there??? not in shortcut


I think it is being replaced by This PC. You can make a shortcut by openning file explorer and clicking Desktop in Favorites. Right click This PC and select create the shortcut.

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