[Windows 8] Windows 8 Authentication.

Last Update date : 2014.10.02

 

 

     Windows 8 Authentication Online (via Internet)

   

 

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Connect your PC to the internet.

 

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

 

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Open ‘Activate Windows’, and click 'Activate' button.

 

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

 

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     Windows 8 Authentication by Telephone

 

 

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

 

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

 

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

select the country, and click 'Next'.

 

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

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

 

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

ID provided by the phone call’ in step 3.

 

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Click ‘Activate’ button to complete the authentication process.

 

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     Windows Authentication Testing

 

 

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

 

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

 

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Click 'Control Panel' in the 'Windows System' folder.

 

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Click 'System and Security' > 'Action Center'.

 

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Click 'Security' tab.

 

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

 

 

 

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