How to know the serial number of my windows 8?

Discussion in 'Windows 8' started by ckhaled3, Mar 21, 2013.

  1. ckhaled3

    ckhaled3 MDL Novice

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    I bought an acer laptop with windows 8 installed.
    How to know the serial number of my windows 8?
     
  2. Tito

    Tito Super Mod / Adviser
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  3. ckhaled3

    ckhaled3 MDL Novice

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    Thank you very much.
     
  4. catdog215

    catdog215 MDL Senior Member

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    sorry but should your laptop come with a sticker showing win8 key?
     
  5. woot332

    woot332 MDL Senior Member

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    #5 woot332, Mar 21, 2013
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    Windows 8 does not ship with a coa sticker anymore key is embedded in msdm table.
    And in most cases you don't need the oem:Dm product key, because its detected automatic when reinstalling windows.
     
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  6. alicepattinson

    alicepattinson MDL Member

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    I Think you can find it in the Windows Registry.
     
  7. franz99

    franz99 MDL Novice

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    #7 franz99, Mar 21, 2013
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    oem: dm product key =?
    cos = ?
     
  8. woot332

    woot332 MDL Senior Member

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    oem: dm product key = it's type of product key like Retail, Volume etc...
    cos = because

    comprende :p
     
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