Insert MSDM table into ASUS(EFI) bios?

Discussion in 'BIOS Mods' started by imperia, Jun 1, 2014.

  1. imperia

    imperia MDL Novice

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    Hello,

    I saw there is a way to insert MSDM table into older AMI bioses, but is this possible with the current ASUS(EFI) bios?


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  2. Flipp3r

    Flipp3r MDL Expert

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    Yes but what's the point? Even if you found & injected a OA3 key into the table it will never have the correct hardware hash so will never activate against the MS servers.
     
  3. imperia

    imperia MDL Novice

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    #3 imperia, Jun 2, 2014
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    I was hoping to stop annoying
    Code:
    Installation of the Proof of Purchase from the ACPI table failed. Error code:
    0xC004F057
    message in Event log.
     
  4. Tito

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  5. imperia

    imperia MDL Novice

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    Yeah, I've seen this KB, but still its annoying. I don't like yellow/red message filling my Event Log. ;)
     
  6. Tito

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    Ask 555LE.
     
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  7. Yen

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    #7 Yen, Jun 5, 2014
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    It will activate on ANY..IF the key has not been activated before on the original machine!!!
    The 'hash' is created at first activation, sent to M$ and stored @M$ the first time...
    This was the biggest surprise (to me)....
    But therefore you need no MSDMTable you also can manually enter it...

    ....but I guess he wants to have the generic server key there to get rid of the error message...
     
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  8. Flipp3r

    Flipp3r MDL Expert

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    Hmm, but MS server already has the Hardware Hash from the oem. I've got this:
     
  9. Yen

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    Yes, that is conform to what I knew, hence I was surprised when:

    A w8.0 pro DM serial read out from a MSDMTable of a w8 pro preinstalled machine (never started up with w8...clean install of w7) activated online w8.1 pro on my virtual machine
    And activated by phone on real PC additionally. (Confirmed by others as well)...


    I strongly guess the actual process is made to save expenses. There cannot be a CBR from the original machine on their server when it shipped...since activation should have failed then...
     
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  10. imperia

    imperia MDL Novice

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    exactly what I want to achieve