Windows 8.1 activating methods

Discussion in 'Windows 8' started by spinalgr1998, Jul 22, 2015.

  1. spinalgr1998

    spinalgr1998 MDL Member

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    I want to ask if besides a genuine retail key or a KMS activator exists another method activating Windows 8.1 ?
     
  2. Mr.X

    Mr.X MDL Guru

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    Genuine method?
    OEM activation
    MAK activation (online/phone)
     
  3. spinalgr1998

    spinalgr1998 MDL Member

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    can you describe how OEM works ? Do you mean having a laptop with windows 8.1 preinstalled or something like SLIC in Windows 7 ?

    also MAK activation reffered using a leak vl key ?

    Thanks.
     
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  5. spinalgr1998

    spinalgr1998 MDL Member

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    So if I want to use OEM activation in Windows 8.x I must first have a legit license , right ?


    Also ,I want to know if in Windows 8.1 exists SLIC like Windows 7 ?
     
  6. s1ave77

    s1ave77 MDL Guide Dog/Dev

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    #1. Correct.

    #2. OA3.0 in Win 8 up uses MSDM table with integrated OEM: DM key and the key in opposite to the Win 7 OEM:SLP keys is unique, so it can't be shared.
     
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