How To Activate Windows 8

Posted on Apr 18 2013 - 3:14pm by Gautam Kumar

Are you facing the problem of windows 8 not activated? and want to know how to activate windows 8?Then you are at the right place and today we will teach you how to activate windows 8.You can activate windows after upgrading  to windows 8 from windows 7 or after direct installing of windows 8.

After you download windows 8 pro and install it Microsoft will prompt to activate your windows 8.You can activate your version of windows 8 after installation or in the process of being installed.Many computers coming with windows 8 gets automatically activate after being connected to the internet.So that you don’t need to do anything to activate it but if you are reinstalling windows or installing windows 8 than you need to activate it manually.

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How To Activate Windows 8

How To Activate Windows 8 Over Internet:-

Activating Windows 8 over internet is very easy as there are few processes in it and to start the process you need to open the product activation wizard to activate your windows 8.

  1. Hover your mouse in the right side corner to see the charms menu and then click on setting.
  2. Tap or click on Change Pc Setting.
  3. Click on activate windows.(Activate windows will not appear if your windows 8 is already activated).
  4. Click on activate and then activation windows will appear.
  5. Enter Product key You find on your Original DVD or System Back or try to find your windows 8 product key.
  6. Now Windows will connect to internet to search whether the product key is valid or not
  7. If it’s valid click on Activate.
  8. Congrats !! Your Windows 8 is activated and if not try with different serial key.

How To Activate Windows 8 Over Phone:-

You must be amazed by seeing this but you will get amazed if you tried the above method because you must have seen an option to activate windows 8 by phone there.So let’s see how it can be done.

  1. Follow the 3 steps as mentioned above.
  2. Click on activate windows.
  3. Tap or click on activate by phone.
  4. Select your country/region and then click next.
  5. Call the toll-free number provided.
  6. Follow the instructions and enter the confirmation ID into field.
  7. Click Activate and now your Windows 8 is activated.

So now your windows 8 is activated and now you will not get the message windows not genuine and you will also get your windows 8 activated in no time.This was a quick and simple tutorial on how to activate windows 8 and if you have any suggestions or queries feel free to ask.

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11 Comments so far. Feel free to join this conversation.

  1. Rajesh Jhamb April 19, 2013 at 1:33 am - Reply

    this is big problem that everybody facing “window activation”.really nice article for helping the people who are having such kind of problem…thanks for sharing this….:D

  2. Suhas April 19, 2013 at 12:31 pm - Reply

    Useful information for Windows 8 users.

  3. kishore May 26, 2013 at 7:22 pm - Reply

    bro I’m not able to activate my windows 8. What should I do now ?

  4. Banglore blogs June 10, 2013 at 9:42 am - Reply

    Thanks for all your information. Website is very nice article. I like Such type of article.

  5. munna June 16, 2013 at 7:53 am - Reply

    Why no Trick for those who can’t afford to buy Windows 8?

  6. puneet June 25, 2013 at 8:51 am - Reply

    but where is the free key,i cant pay 5k for this good shit.

  7. Niramoni Baruah August 22, 2013 at 5:12 pm - Reply

    I have bought a vaio laptop with windows 8 genuine but no product -id is given on the back.why??

    • Gautam Cool August 23, 2013 at 3:06 am - Reply

      You must have Got it otherwise Look on the Laptop Case in which the laptop was.Btw you can find that from going in properties of my computer and save it for future.

  8. Kulwinder Singh August 24, 2013 at 8:20 am - Reply

    Really nice post bro, original product key very important and everybody should care about this.

  9. Naman Pratap Singh September 5, 2013 at 11:30 am - Reply

    Are you going through any Google Dance???
    I mean we used rank on the first page of google when searched for “How to activate windows 8” but now we both are no where seen on that page???
    Did it happen with you???

    • Gautam Cool September 5, 2013 at 6:44 pm - Reply

      Yes some Google dance is happening and it’s happening with me too and am just waiting for the next google update which will make all better.

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