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  1. Joined : Oct 2013
    Posts : 17,489
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 15014
       2016-06-06 #40

    superfatball said: View Post
    showKeyPlus worked in one of my PC (upgraded from 8.1 retail to window 10)
    It can show the original Key of window 8.1

    But showKeyPlus doesn't work on my another PC (upgraded from window 7 to window 8 to window 8.1 to window 10)
    The product Key that it shows is "BBBBB-BBBBB-BBBBB-BBBBB-BBBBB"
    Hello superfatball,

    Is the other PC activated?
    Last edited by Brink; 2016-06-06 at 09:48.
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  2. Joined : Jun 2016
    Posts : 13
    Window 10
       2016-06-06 #41

    Yes. it is activated. i just checked.
    I upgraded this PC from 8.1 to 10 a week ago. I should have used showKeyPlus before upgrading this PC
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  3. Joined : Oct 2013
    Posts : 17,489
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 15014
       2016-06-06 #42

    I notified the developer of ShowKeyPlus to see if he may have any ideas what could be causing this.
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  4. Joined : Oct 2013
    Posts : 17,489
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 15014
       2016-06-06 #43

    He says that it's because it is a MAK activated installation - those get removed from the registry for security reasons.

    MAK Activation

    Understanding MAK Activation
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  5. Joined : Jun 2016
    Posts : 13
    Window 10
       2016-06-06 #44

    Anyway to fix it?
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  6. Joined : Oct 2013
    Posts : 17,489
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 15014
       2016-06-06 #45

    I'm afraid not with a MAK key since it's not there to be read.
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  7. Joined : Jun 2016
    Posts : 13
    Window 10
       2016-06-06 #46

    MAK is so OP. Now I cannot get back my retail key to reinstall my Window LOL
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  8. Joined : Jul 2015
    Posts : 6,888
    Windows 10 Pro
       2016-06-06 #47

    superfatball said: View Post
    MAK is so OP. Now I cannot get back my retail key to reinstall my Window LOL
    What does the activation screen show? Does it show a digital entitlement?

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  9. Joined : Aug 2015
    jakarta
    Posts : 62
    Windows10 pro x64,Version 1607 build 14393.577
       2016-07-26 #48

    one question,
    after i retrieve the key, and in the future i have to upgrade my motherboard and processor, can i use this key to activate my windows 10. thanks
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  10. Joined : Oct 2013
    Posts : 17,489
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 15014
       2016-07-26 #49

    bayustev said: View Post
    one question,
    after i retrieve the key, and in the future i have to upgrade my motherboard and processor, can i use this key to activate my windows 10. thanks
    Hello bayusteve,

    If it's a retail Windows 10 key, then yes.

    If this is for a free upgrade to Windows 10 instead, then you could link the digital license to your Microsoft account and use the Activation Troubleshooter to activate Windows 10 on the new motherboard.

    Microsoft Account - Link to Digital License on Windows 10 PC

    Activation Troubleshooter - Use in Windows 10
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