Does windows activation check your bios every time computer starts?

Discussion in 'Windows 7' started by msr, Aug 2, 2009.

  1. msr

    msr MDL Senior Member

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    I was wondering if windows activation checks you bios everytime it starts, or does it just check for the activation?

    Can you flash bios back to normal after you have activated, or do you always have to have modded bios with the newly activated windows 7 or vista or whatever?

    Has anyone tried to reflash original bios after activation, and can you tell us the answer to my question.
     
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  2. mack

    mack MDL Novice

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    it's same for bootloader once original bootloader is in place the activation disappears. My guess is that it checks for slic table on boot.
     
  3. msr

    msr MDL Senior Member

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    But has any of you guys tried to reflash original to see?

    I know its a hassle, but i was wondering.
     
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  4. dryoyo

    dryoyo MDL Novice

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    Yes it does, I changed mi SLIC info and had to flash the non-slic bios first, and when booted the system, it showed an activation error/warning, then when I flashed the new slic'ed bios, it went back to being activated.
     
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    HotCarl MDL Addicted

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  6. msr

    msr MDL Senior Member

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    thx guys just wondering how it worked.
     
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