Windows 10: create skipable product key installation ISO Solved


  1. Posts : 15
    windows 8.1 pro x64
       06 Nov 2015 #1

    create skipable product key installation ISO


    Im not trying to do anything illegal or anything but i want to create a skipable installation iso. Ive been able to successfully do this with windows 8/8.1. The reason for me to do this is I work at a computer repair shop and we do a lot of installs. To keep up a fast pace i find it easier to skip the product key initially and activate it later. I cant seem to find the ei.efg file to edit. Perhaps they changed the format of the install..Thanks for the help

    https://www.techmesto.com/install-windows-8-1-without-product-key/
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  2.    06 Nov 2015 #2

    You should be able to skip the product key currently. Are you just not finding it? Lower left-hand side, called "Do this later"

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  3.    06 Nov 2015 #3

    Put the generic Windows 10 product key that everyone gets from an upgrade into an unattended.xml answer file:
    Download AutoUnattend.xml For Windows 10

    You'll probably have to make different DVDs for Home and Pro, each with their respective product key in the answer file.
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  4.    06 Nov 2015 #4

    As per DustSailor comment above you can leave key till later, Microsoft are now allowing install of clean win 10 install without a prior version as long as you have the legitimate key for that prior up-gradable version.
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  5. Posts : 15
    windows 8.1 pro x64
    Thread Starter
       07 Nov 2015 #5

    ill check out about adding that file thanks for the info...

    and perhaps i just jumped the gun and didnt pay close enough attention. if MS allows you to skip the key as is then thats even better for me..... Thanks again. Sorry i didnt notice the do it later option....
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  6.    08 Nov 2015 #6

    Muffy said: View Post
    As per DustSailor comment above you can leave key till later, Microsoft are now allowing install of clean win 10 install without a prior version as long as you have the legitimate key for that prior up-gradable version.
    I thought that was only for recent Insider builds, not for the versions you get from the Media Creation Tool??
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