Instructions on how to determine if Microsoft Windows 8 is activated
The above symptom is associated with, but not limited to, the following systems:
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.