How to enter a Microsoft Windows 8 Digital Product Key (DPK) - All Brand

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.  The DPK is entered via Activate Windows within PC Settings.  PC Settings can be accessed via the Microsoft Windows 8 Charms Bar. 

Please click here to view the PDF file on procedure in identifies the steps to enter a DPK.


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  • Alias ID: SF12-D0221
  • Document ID: HT075685
  • Last Updated :25 Sep 2014
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