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  1.    26 Jun 2016 #51
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    If you click on the product code, all but the last 5 will be X'd out. You may want to pull the image and post a new one with the codes X'd out. It looks like that PC actually has an OEM embedded key?

    EDIT: Looks like you fixed it while I was typing my post.
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  2.    26 Jun 2016 #52
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    Well this is a surprise. Booted another of the 4. Still no activation with digital entitlement though.

    Attachment 86887
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  3.    26 Jun 2016 #53
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    Yes it does look like this one has the key. Why doesn't it activate with digital entitlement?
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  4.    26 Jun 2016 #54
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    Quote Originally Posted by CTPhil View Post
    Well this is a surprise. Booted another of the 4. Still no activation with digital entitlement though.

    Attachment 86887
    attachment now shows as invalid.

    EDIT: I don't know what's going on? It showed and invalid message when I clicked on it, but now it's showing in my quoted message?
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  5.    26 Jun 2016 #55
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    Click image for larger version. 

Name:	showkey.png 
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ID:	86888
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  6.    26 Jun 2016 #56
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    Quote Originally Posted by alphanumeric View Post
    attachment now shows as invalid.

    EDIT: I don't know what's going on? It showed and invalid message when I clicked on it, but now it's showing in my quoted message?
    IDK, I tried editing when I realized I'd exposed the key, but got both pics, so I deleted and started over with a copy/paste. Hopefully it's sorted now.
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  7.    26 Jun 2016 #57
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    If I read that correctly, that PC has a Windows 8.1 Pro OEM embedded key. Clean install Windows 10 and it should read and use it automatically. The download listed as "Windows 10" in the tool downloaded from here, https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/3...dows-10-a.html will install Home or Pro, depending on the key found in the BIOS. It will use Windows 8/8.1 OEM embedded keys with no need to do the upgrade first.
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  8.    26 Jun 2016 #58
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    With showkey open, just click on the listed product code and it will X out most of it for you. Then take your screen shoot.
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  9.    26 Jun 2016 #59
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    Quote Originally Posted by CTPhil View Post
    IDK, I tried editing when I realized I'd exposed the key, but got both pics, so I deleted and started over with a copy/paste. Hopefully it's sorted now.
    I likely quoted that post "while" you were editing it.
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  10.    26 Jun 2016 #60
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    Quote Originally Posted by CTPhil View Post
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    The 3V66T key is the correct generic Pro key you get via the free upgrade. Go to Settings > Update & Security > Activation > Product key, and see what it says?
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