[Windows 8] Windows 8 Authentication.

Last Update date : 2014.09.18

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Windows 8 Authentication Online (via Internet)

 

Step 1: 
 Connect your PC to the internet.
  

Step 2: 
 Click ‘Go to PC settings’ button when an authentication dialog box appears.
 

Step 3:
 Open ‘Activate Windows’, and click 'Activate' button.
 

Step 4:

 An authentication dialog box will appear to go through the activation process.
 

Windows 8 Authentication by Telephone

Step 1: 
 Click ‘Go to PC settings’ button when an authentication dialog box appears.

Steo 2: 
 Open ‘Activate Windows’, and click ‘Activate by phone’ button.
 

Step 3: 

‘Find available phone numbers for activation.’ When this dialog box appears,

select the country, and click 'Next'.
 

Step 4: 

As the activation screen shows up, call one of the MS phone numbers,

either payed or free, and follow the telephone prompts (step 1).
 

Step 5: 

Based on the phone number in step 2, proceed with ‘Enter the installation

ID provided by the phone call’ in step 3.
 

Step 6: 
 Click ‘Activate’ button to complete the authentication process.
 

Windows Authentication Testing

Step 1: 
 On the Windows 8 Start Screen, click with right mouse button on empty space.
 

Step 2:.
 Choose 'All Apps' in the bottom right corner of the screen.
 

Step 3: 
 Click 'Control Panel' in the 'Windows System' folder.
 

Step 4: 
 Click 'System and Security' > 'Action Center'.
 

Step 5: 
 Click 'Security' tab.
 

Step 6:

 Open ‘Windows Activation’ to find a message, 'Windows is activated'.

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