Print
login Account
Search

How to determine if Microsoft Windows 8 is activated

Symptom

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
Solution

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