In this post, I will guide you on how to activate windows 8/8.1 A couple of people suggest Windows 8 (or 8.1) isn’t a Windows 7 patch, but I don’t think so. Perhaps the Metro user interface is more difficult to use than the conventional Start menu, and you’ll have to spend hours to get things rolling. There is no doubt, though, that Windows 8/8.1 displays excellent results against earlier versions of Windows. Reduction of startup time is the easiest thing to see. In addition, if you own a touchscreen computer, an update to Windows 8/8.1 or Windows 10 is required to allow full use of your hardware.
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If you really want to know how it works, please try first way (manual method). Or you can follow second way (batch file) if you need save your time. The following are the detailed instructions for activating all versions of Windows 8.1 and 8.
Activate Windows 8/8.1 Using KMS Client Key
- Select the right license key for your Windows edition.
Here’s the list of Windows 8/8.1 KMS client setup keys.
W8 Core: BN3D2-R7TKB-3YPBD-8DRP2-27GG4
W8 Core Single Language: 2WN2H-YGCQR-KFX6K-CD6TF-84YXQ
W8 Professional: NG4HW-VH26C-733KW-K6F98-J8CK4
W8 Professional N: XCVCF-2NXM9-723PB-MHCB7-2RYQQ
W8 Professional WMC: GNBB8-YVD74-QJHX6-27H4K-8QHDG
W8 Enterprise: 32JNW-9KQ84-P47T8-D8GGY-CWCK7
W8 Enterprise N: JMNMF-RHW7P-DMY6X-RF3DR-X2BQT
W8.1 Core: M9Q9P-WNJJT-6PXPY-DWX8H-6XWKK
W8.1 Core N: 7B9N3-D94CG-YTVHR-QBPX3-RJP64
W8.1 Core Single Language: BB6NG-PQ82V-VRDPW-8XVD2-V8P66
W8.1 Professional: GCRJD-8NW9H-F2CDX-CCM8D-9D6T9
W8.1 Professional N: HMCNV-VVBFX-7HMBH-CTY9B-B4FXY
W8.1 Professional WMC: 789NJ-TQK6T-6XTH8-J39CJ-J8D3P
W8.1 Enterprise: MHF9N-XY6XB-WVXMC-BTDCT-MKKG7
W8.1 Enterprise N: TT4HM-HN7YT-62K67-RGRQJ-JFFXW
2. Run command prompt in admin mode.
Click on the start button, search for “cmd” then open Command Prompt as administrator.
3. Use command “slmgr /ipk your_key” to install a license key.
your_key is the activation key you got above.
Note: You need to hit [Enter] key to execute commands.
4. Use command “slmgr /skms kms8.msguides.com” to connect to my KMS server.
kms8 is one of the servers I managing.
5. Activate your Windows using the command “slmgr /ato”.
After running this command, the activation progress will be started.
Finally, check the activation status again.
In this guide, I explained how to activate windows 8/8.1 , I hope this content would be helpful for you. If you faced any problem during these Parts, please put your thoughts in comments:)