a new way for activation ?!

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  1. red1991dragon

    red1991dragon MDL Novice

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    hi every one , smart guys :biggrin:

    i was wondering if there is a way for installing windows and getting the SN with this method ?

    new BIOS's (uefi) contains windows OEM SN ... Right ?!
    and while booting Windows 8 it reads the SN from the Bios and install it

    but there is lots of Windows editions (single lang, core, pro .... )

    what if there is a way to make a copy of windows that can be used for all Windows editions and activate it with the OEM SN ? :confused::confused:
    if there is , why aren't we using it ? and where is it ?

    thanks
     
  2. Stannieman

    Stannieman MDL Guru

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    Isn't going to work. The key from BIOS will only be accepted by the edition it's meant for.
    + the activation servers know which edition belongs to a particular machine and thus won't activate any other editions.
     
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  3. Yen

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    AFAIK windows setup reads any key provided in the BIOS / EFI's MSDM table (also dummy serials), the activation server then checks if it fits to the SKU / is valid in order to successfully activate.
     
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  4. red1991dragon

    red1991dragon MDL Novice

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    okay lets say i have a laptop came with windows 8 Single Language .. for some reason i want to replace the hdd and i cant extract the windows key OR i dont have the right Windows ISO !

    what the heck am i supposed to do ?
     
  5. Daz

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    Backup your partitions or download a new ISO directly from MS. All you need to do is give them a valid key.

    Alternatively download the ISO from a torrent and then Windows will activate itself without you needing to input a key.
     
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  6. urie

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    You could use SLICCHECK_BOOT_v.3.4 it will make bootable WINPE USB-Stick when booted you can then run RW-Everything.
     
  7. Yen

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    Yes, the key remains stored in the BIOS / EFI, you don't actually need to know it.
     
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  8. hbhb

    hbhb MDL Expert

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    you have options

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    call em up
     
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  10. FaiKee

    FaiKee Misinformation spreader

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    AFAIK OEM machines doesn't care whatever devices is changed, except BIOS/mobo, and if you try to phone activate, MS people will just ask you to contact the OEM. :D
     
  11. Yen

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    Dunno if things have changed 2014. An unused OEM: DM serial activated online on ANY machine the first time. And phone activated (automatic process, no human...) on a second.....(IID-->CID)

    And yes, I had not been able to trigger re-activation by changing peripheral stuff.....not even by messing with BIOS on a virtual machine..
     
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  12. EFA11

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    they are pretty slack with OEM:DM since the key is generated for each and every PC now, reactivation of the same machine 10's of times without issue. You pretty much need to move the key to a completely different system for it not to work.
     
  13. red1991dragon

    red1991dragon MDL Novice

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    guys that not what i am asking ! ( i admit I am not good in english ):rolleyes:

    I alredy know that the serials are stored in the Bios and when you boot from Win installation disc it automatically reads the serial and try to match it with the images in the .wim , and if its not matched it give a message telling you
    "The product key entered does not match any of the Windows image"

    lets say you have 50 laptops - different brands .. and you want to re-install Windows for some reason (just to f*ck with it) .
    if I do what @Daz said


    Then i need all the Windows copies or need lots of time to back-up an restore it again..

    @urie
    what does "RW-everything " do ?​
     
  14. Carlos Detweiller

    Carlos Detweiller MDL Spinning Tortoise

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    Will show you the table with the key (and lots of more stuff).
     
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  15. s1ave77

    s1ave77 MDL Guide Dog/Dev

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    For most laptops you'll need CoreSingleLanguage, Core and Pro version of Windows 8.1.

    RW-Everthing is to dump the key from BIOS/UEFI.
     
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  16. EFA11

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    You would still need 50 OEM:DM keys lol
     
  17. red1991dragon

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  19. murphy78

    murphy78 MDL DISM Enthusiast

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    The only way to activate different versions with that serial would be to modify those Windows Versions' system files and build a frankensystem.
    They kind-of do that when new windows versions come out, but they are actually time-bombed because they swap them with enterprise trial files.
    What you are suggesting is to modify your files to make it think it's activating core single lang while it is actually activating a different version.

    You should know that we don't support butchering system files. If you cannot get activation to work without butchering your system files, you really shouldn't be doing it.
    There's also the matter of the built-in WAT that likes to shutdown popular non-legit activation methods occasionally. It's mostly been quiet since most of the activation methods we use here mimic legit kms activation,
    but that doesn't mean it's not working. Back in 2012 kelorgo was mentioning the kms data.dat exploit that people could use fool prowmc activation into not requiring previous pro activation.
    It got a non-genuine block issued through WAT dec10-2012.

    There's also the matter of the background reporting your system does every day to data collection servers.

    Just trust us when we tell you that this is not a good idea. Just use your coresinglelang or use kms activation such as MTK or kmspico.
     
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  20. FaiKee

    FaiKee Misinformation spreader

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    Why people thought kelorgo started the .dat trick?

    http://forums.mydigitallife.net/thr...hout-first-activate-the-Pro-version?highlight=

    I only read his thread briefly, if I remember correctly, his method was to install win8 build 9200, KMS activate, add WMC, then upgrade all the way to win8.1 and then to win8.1 update 1 ...... wonder who would do that ? :p