Buddy bought a secondhand PC with Win 10 pre-installed, we figured out it was pirated

Discussion in 'Windows 10' started by Tamaris, Nov 25, 2017.

  1. Tamaris

    Tamaris MDL Novice

    Nov 25, 2017
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    Hey guys,

    my buddy did his a favor and bought a secondhand pc, he has no clue about pc stuff and thought it'd be enough to plug his old harddrive in to the new pc and everything would work great.

    I suggested him to reinstall the OS, wich was Windows 10 Pro 64x using the official tool from microsoft.

    I told him during the install process to click on "I don't have a product key", because that's what i do whenever i reinstall the system, windows would get the key itself from the pre-system.

    Well, no, it's a pirated version without a product key.

    What can we do at this point?
    Is there a legit activator for windows 10?

    Thanks in advance
     
  2. daymang

    daymang MDL Novice

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    Use KMS Activator to activate the pirate.
    You will need to turn off all virus and malware checkers to use KMS acivator.
    It does work and will activate all but the very new versions of 10
     
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  4. Tamaris

    Tamaris MDL Novice

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    Thanks for your response, i heard about this KMS activator before but could not find a legit source for it.
    Every website offering a download has fake reviews and a chat with message bots leaving positive feedback 24 hours
     
  5. Mr.X

    Mr.X MDL Guru

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  6. Tamaris

    Tamaris MDL Novice

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    Thank you so much, it worked!