Windows 8.1 installation lost original product key


Wayne Venter

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I bought a Samsung ATIV Book 4 a while back that came with Windows 8. The laptop became extremely sluggish, so I downloaded Windows 8.1 and made a bootable flash drive. I formatted my drive with Windows 8 on and made a fresh install of Windows 8.1.

How do I now activate my Windows legitimately without my original product / activation key?

Can you please assist in explaining the steps that I need to follow to fix this?

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