[Solved] Windows 8. no Key, out of date, whats my best option?

Discussion in 'Windows 8' started by nugatcreme, Feb 27, 2017.

  1. nugatcreme

    nugatcreme MDL Novice

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    Since the last time i m having a problem and cant do lot of stuff i wanna do. (Unknown Error 0x80240017 when i try to install Microsoft C++ 2015 v86)
    As far as i know, i need to upgrade the Windows to solve this problem but i dont have a key...So how can i activate my Windows or fix this problem on any other way? Do i have to get a CD and than burn Windows 7/8 on it and than install the Windows totalyl new to my PC? How would this procedure go and is there a guide for it? Or is it possible to crack and get a Key?
    Since i m new and just a beginner i m asking for help here and would really appreciate it if someone could give a helpfull answer!
     
  2. Enthousiast

    Enthousiast MDL Tester

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    How is your current win 8.0 activated now?

    Afaik you can simply upgrade by WU or 8.1 iso.
     
  3. LatinMcG

    LatinMcG Bios Borker

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    what pc model to find out if slic in bios.

    run sfc /scannow
     
  4. nugatcreme

    nugatcreme MDL Novice

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    i dont understand any of the languages you guys are speaking xD
    btw i cant run sfc/ scannow
     
  5. nugatcreme

    nugatcreme MDL Novice

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    btw what is Wu or 8.1 iso????
     
  6. LatinMcG

    LatinMcG Bios Borker

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  7. Snuffy

    Snuffy MDL Expert

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    I suggest you to run “Windows Update troubleshooter” to diagnose the exact issue.

    a. Press “Windows key + w” from the keyboard.
    b. Type “Troubleshooting” without quotes in the search box.
    c. Select “View all” option from the left panel.
    d. Then select “Windows Update” option from the list and follow the onscreen instructions.
     
  8. nugatcreme

    nugatcreme MDL Novice

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    the issue is, i have a 8.1 windows without a key and have to reinstall/update it beacuse lot of stuff doesnt work...
    is there anywhere a guide step for step? (i heard something about kmspico...)
    the big problem is obviously getting the windows key...
    i have dont have much of a clue about software n stuff and would really appreciate the help! thanks!
     
  9. LatinMcG

    LatinMcG Bios Borker

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    if the pc came with win 8.1 the key is in bios (auto activates)
    key in bios is called MSDM
     
  10. NsaFarm

    NsaFarm MDL Junior Member

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    Microsoft toolkit on this forum will activate it.
     
  11. nugatcreme

    nugatcreme MDL Novice

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  12. s1ave77

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    Answer:

    See link in my signature.
     
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  15. s1ave77

    s1ave77 MDL Guide Dog/Dev

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    It's a magnet link (needs a torrent client to download). You can use MTK-MIRROR.
     
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  16. nugatcreme

    nugatcreme MDL Novice

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    #17 nugatcreme, May 5, 2017
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    and it does all the procedure on its own as far as i understood right?
    and thanks alot for your help btw!

    edit:
    wow dude, that program is genius!
    i think it worked...
    i first installed the AutoKMS
    than installed a windows 8.1 Professional key
    than again activated the license functions and got my key n stuff
    is there anything else to do? since i think the license backup is irrelevant for me right?
     
  17. s1ave77

    s1ave77 MDL Guide Dog/Dev

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    When you open it, there are two icons at the bottom, a Windows and an Office one. Click the Windows icon, go to 'Activation' tab and hit the 'EZ Activator' button. Let the magic run. Note: It might need to exclude the created files in your Antivirus).
     
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  18. nugatcreme

    nugatcreme MDL Novice

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    what i actually did:
    i first installed the AutoKMS
    than installed a windows 8.1 Professional key
    than again activated the license functions and got my key n stuff
    is there anything else to do? since i think the license backup is irrelevant for me right?
     
  19. s1ave77

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    Yep, backup is futile. As said the AV might interfer after an Definitions update in the future, so exclusions are recommended.
     
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