You have to activate installed Windows 8 in 30 days since the log in to system date. Do not neglect it! If you won’t do it in the term, you’ll get an information, that your software is illegal.
1. Internet activation
In case of choosing Internet online activation, you can do it in quick and easy way.
- You can open Activation window of Windows 8/8.1 by doing this: in “Settings” choose option “Control panel” and then choose the icon “System”.
- Click on: Windows activation.
- In the field: Product Key type down the code of Windows 8 / 8.1 and then follow the further instructions.
If activation online failed, you can finish the activation by the phone.
2. Activation through the telephone
If system Windows won’t activate online, there is always possibility to activate Windows 8/8.1 by the automatic telephone system.
Activation window for Windows 8/8.1 system can be opened in the following way: open the command “Run” by pressing the key combination Win + R and then type “slui 4”.
- Choose your country from the countries list and follow the instructions.
- Call the shown telephone number: whole process will be done by the automatic system.
- Type down the installation ID which will be shown in activation windows by the phone keyboard.
- Wait for the ID key to generate.
- Type down the ID to the fields from A to G and click “activate”.
If this activation also failed, it is possible, that you have wrong version of Windows installed on your computer, which is not compatible with your licence (ex. Home instead of Professional).