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How to determine if Microsoft Windows 8 is activated


Instructions on how to determine if Microsoft Windows 8 is activated

Affected configurations

The above symptom is associated with, but not limited to, the following systems:

  • ThinkCentre
  • ThinkStation
  • ThinkPad
  • Idea Tablet
  • IdeaPad
  • IdeaCentre

Applies To:

  • Microsoft Windows 8

Microsoft Windows 8 requires a Digital Product Key (DPK) to activate.  Lenovo systems, for Windows 8, has a unique DPK added during manufacturing.  Windows 8 is designed to automatically activate.  Users can determine if Windows 8 is activated.

Click here to view the procedure to identify if Windows 8 is activated on your system.

Additional Lenovo Support Information


Additional Microsoft Information

  • #Alias ID#:SF13-D0004
  • #Document ID#:HT076345
  • #Last Updated# :17.09.2014 02:28:57
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