Windows 8 Preload activation problem: The Product ID is not available, also the error code description is not found.
The symptom above may occur to the following systems:
All Idea Laptops and Desktops with Windows 8
1. Open services.msc (Windows Services)
2. Enable and turn on Software Protection service. Set it startup type to Automatic (Delayed Start), and then error should be fixed immediately.
Step II : If step I fails
1. Run slui 4 command and use phone activation.
2. Manually Reset Activation Files. Use the following commands:
net stop sppsvc
3. Then run slui 3 to enter key and activate.
Note : Make sure under registry " HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\sppsvc " the ImagePath sould be "%SystemRoot%\system32\sppsvc.exe" (without quotes). And at the location "C:\Windows\System32" you should have file with the name "sppsvc.exe" (without quotes).