Activate Windows 8 Product

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After installing Windows 8 follow these steps to activate you copy of windows product. In this post I will show you how to activate Windows 8 product. To activate your copy of windows you will need Internet connection and product key which is usually on the back of the pack.

Activate Windows 8 Product

At first open up a command prompt. To do so, hit windows key + R key on the keyboard. This shortcut will open up the Run program.

Activate Windows 8 Product

Now type cmd and click OK button. A command prompt will open.

Activate Windows 8 Product

In the command prompt, type the command slui 3 and hit Enter. Now, windows activation box will appear.

Activate Windows 8 Product

Enter the activation key and click Activate button. It will now connect to Microsoft server to verify the product key.

Activate Windows 8 Product

After few seconds, you will get a thank you message.

Activate Windows 8 Product

If you also get the same message then your copy of windows is successfully activated.

 

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