[Windows 8] Windows 8 Authentication.

Last Update Date : Jan 13. 2018

     Windows 8 Authentication Online (via Internet)




Connect your PC to the internet.



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



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



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






     Windows 8 Authentication by Telephone




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



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




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

select the country, and click 'Next'.




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

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




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

ID provided by the phone call’ in step 3.



Click ‘Activate’ button to complete the authentication process.






     Windows Authentication Testing




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



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



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



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



Click 'Security' tab.



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






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