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Hey guys. My wife just bought a Asus Vivobook from bestbuy and few weeks back.. Now I just bought a 120 g Kingston Hyper x ssd for her. Now I want to install it but looked around under the laptop on the box the Windows serial/key is no where to be found. Help please. thanks
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call microsoft and tell them you bought a new ssd..they will give you a key
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call microsoft and tell them you bought a new ssd..they will give you a key
ok thanks
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call microsoft and tell them you bought a new ssd..they will give you a key

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Actually can't he just retrieve the key using Magical Jelly Bean Keyfinder than copy it down and install Windows again using that? Unless he has restore discs which would make sense as to why he has no license, but even then OEM requires the sticker is affixed to the laptop, sooooo fishy =X
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Actually can't he just retrieve the key using Magical Jelly Bean Keyfinder than copy it down and install Windows again using that? Unless he has restore discs which would make sense as to why he has no license, but even then OEM requires the sticker is affixed to the laptop, sooooo fishy =X

No the OEM key is not what the sticker would have. They mass produce these things so many laptops use the same key. The Key on the bottom of the laptop has never been used. Kinda useful if you need a extra windows key.

Look under the battery or on the power brick. They are hiding the windows key now of days but it should be there some where.
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