My PC is ratted. I need help, + How to activate windows 10?

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  1. Seronja

    Seronja MDL Novice

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    Okay long story short, my PC is ratted i don't know how to remove it so i thought.. I'll just re-install my Windows 10.. but here is a small problem, last time i re-installed my OS it was 1 year ago i forgot how i activated Windows 10

    please help
     
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  3. Seronja

    Seronja MDL Novice

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  4. s1ave77

    s1ave77 MDL Guide Dog/Dev

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    #4 s1ave77, Feb 7, 2017
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    #1. To check current activation use an admistrative cmd prompt and enter:

    Code:
    cscript slmgr.vbs /dlv
    Mark the output with your mouse and press enter to copy, then paste it here into a code box.

    #2. Question would be who is CODY? And the Toolkit will activate nearly every Win 10 version, with some timely restrictions for Home.
     
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  5. Hadron-Curious

    Hadron-Curious MDL Guru

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    Try to reset the system. It is supposed to remove the RAT. Before you do that save your important data to external drive, do the reset and remove all files instead of doing clean install.
     
  6. s1ave77

    s1ave77 MDL Guide Dog/Dev

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    First it might be a good idea to check how the system was activated first hand. In case the machine is already using a digital license, the fresh install would activate automatically.

    Additionally i wouldn't trust the Windows Reset here, in such cases it's recommended to format the drive prior to installing the OS from a genuine Windows media.
     
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  7. Joe C

    Joe C MDL Guru

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    By format you mean a third party software like Killdisk to DBAN to zero out the entire drive?
     
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  8. s1ave77

    s1ave77 MDL Guide Dog/Dev

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    Nope, no overkill needed i guess, should be sufficient to delete c: partition in the installer and let the setup do the quick format automagically. If there's no Windows.old folder no remnants should be left.
     
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  9. lobo11

    lobo11 TOMAHAWK CHOP

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    I believe if you do a format with Cmd prompt, New OS will have no Windows.old folder :p
     
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  10. testtest322

    testtest322 MDL Senior Member

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    #10 testtest322, Feb 7, 2017
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    ONLY vlmcs/vlmcsd + LicenseManager. Way easier.
     
  11. lobo11

    lobo11 TOMAHAWK CHOP

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    #11 lobo11, Feb 7, 2017
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    Use first here in Quick links in sig:D
    Get Product key OEM or Installed Key, Even will tell you which version of Windows it came from Here Or Microsoft PID Checker Here
     
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  12. s1ave77

    s1ave77 MDL Guide Dog/Dev

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    Easier is a very relative term here :D. Since OP stated the lack of memory how the system was activated there's the possibility it is a digital upgrade license, then even a freshly installed Windows will need no help.

    This can be checked in cmd without any need to download tools.
     
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