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donnydi
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where is product key on pre installed windows 8 and how do I retrieve it

Acer 5600u 64 bit pre installed windows 8, I know it is stored in the bios UEFI but how do I get the 25 digit product key. Key recovery software don't work, so I hope someone out there can help.

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Acer-Tommy
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Re: where is product key on pre installed windows 8 and how do I retrieve it

As you state, it is pre-installed in the BIOS.  It is not retrievable.

 

If you are using the factory load, it is not necessary to have the Product Key.

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donnydi
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Re: where is product key on pre installed windows 8 and how do I retrieve it

I know you are right, just hoped others my have been wrong. Thanks.

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