I believe you can follow these instructionshttp://smallbusiness.chron.com/restore-asus-laptop-factory-settings-53444.html Ask a new question Read More Laptops Windows 7 Related Resources solved i can't find my product key solved Reset my Acer without discs, Shipping in the laptop for service will likely cost just as much and it will be sitting in the queue. External hard drive shell broke, salvaged internal drive in General Support I have a 2TB Western Digital My Book Essentials, it's filled with tons of old photos, movies, docs, games, and This has been such a pointless waste of time for both our customer and us that I am moving on from 'no longer recommend' to 'no longer recommend, purchase or support' check over here
In other words, everything works exactly as expected. Help!! We only replace them when they're ridiculously out of date or no longer fast enough for the software we're running. But Dell, manufacturing and selling PCs which become USELESS TO THE CUSTOMER after a drive failure should NEVER happen.
pawn3dFeb 11, 2014, 3:27 PM johnbl said: lenovo charges $59 for a copy of their disks. So I had to install Windows 8 on one of my other drives but now I can't activate it with the same code. Maybe I'll try the OEM mechanism too.
The usual solution is to do the following: 1) Open a Windows Explorer window.
2) Type: %windir%\system32 into the browser address bar.
3) Find the file CMD.exe
4) Right-Click on CMD.exe Quote: The Recovery Disk that Toshiba (and other companies) offers for sale is an additional product / service. No easily duplicated code for a Pirate to copy and install on a different PC. Dell Service Tag I cant find my product key Cant find product key!!!
Dell placed COAs in battery compartments because Microsoft providedthem withrubbish COAs which fade very easily. Product Key Finder COLGeekFeb 6, 2014, 6:50 AM "SW Media - USB-SATELLITE-C855-Windows 8 64bit Professional-EN" is the OEM version used to install Win 8 to your system by Toshiba.When you purchased the system, there Only Windows 8.0 and 8.1 have the Key in BIOS. The owner didn't need to save anything, so the usual process is to re-install Windows (8.1 Home) for a 'clean slate', which we did.
Reply 0 Reply 0 0 REO51ST Provost Posts: 13,990 Member Since: 07-18-2011 Message 2 of 11 (362 Views) Report Inappropriate Content Re: windows 7 product key after warranty [Edited] Options Mark with each representative refusing to provide either a product key or recovery media, only referring us to the website (which as shown before, was of no help).So, after several Rweverything It is that change which basically makes it impossible for Toshiba to tell you what your product key is.The Recovery Disk that Toshiba (and other companies) offers for sale is an Windows 8 Iso Or by using the Setup media/ISO you downloaded from Microsoft.
DELL.COM > Community > Support Forums > Desktop > General Hardware > How to retrieve Windows7 act. http://computersecurityadvice.com/product-key/where-to-find-my-windows-7-product-key.html It will not work.Since the hard drive died, the recovery partition is also dead. Wrong again. As others have stated, the Windows 8 product key is now embedded into the electronics.Specifically, the product key is encrypted in the BIOS. Produkey
Normally, a motherboard replacement shouldn't mess with the activation status. However... As long as you have the laptop you have the key. http://computersecurityadvice.com/product-key/win-8-product-key.html Download and run the key finder program.
Of these three options, paying the $40 for the recovery disks is likely the cheapest and most convenient option. Windows 8 Download johnblFeb 12, 2014, 12:46 AM Again, the key is built into the electronics of the laptop. Look in your laptop’s instruction manual to see how to access that, and restore your original (OEM) version.
being careful to advise them that Courier shipping was required (our local post office does not provide street delivery). I still have the laptop box and thoroughly looked for it.. Brought to you by the Dell Inspiron 3043 and Microsoft Windows 8.1 OEM. Belarc Advisor OEM discs will pull from the m/b where the key is embedded into.
Each OEM disc does not have its "OWN" product key. They intentionally didn't record it, just like they intentionally omitted the sticker from the laptop.I bought it.I own it.I want it. This machine is not a high performance machine. have a peek at these guys Posted by SpeedStep on 8 Oct 2014 17:15 The thing that people should be putting to Bill Gates is the promise years ago now that when XP was done there would
I thought I written it down somewhere but I can't find it and if I photographed it then the memory card it was on died a couple of months ago. http://dellwindowsreinstallationguide.com/windows-7-sp1-iso-download/ And associated tutorial video: I instruct not only in downloading the Windows 7 .iso and creating a Windows 7 USB.