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How to activate windows on your device

Follow the simple steps below to activate Windows on your new system. It shouldn’t take more than a few minutes to do – you’ll be up and running in no time!

Important Information
Step 1 Step 1

Locate the Licence Sticker (see below).

» Typically, your licence sticker is located on the bottom of your laptop or on the top of your desktop case (Figure 1).

» Please scratch carefully to reveal the full product key if part of it is covered by a silver panel (Figure 2).

Figure 1 + 2
Step 2 Step 2

Write down the product key on a piece of paper or take a photo of it and follow the following steps.
Please note letters that are commonly read incorrectly: G & 6, O & 0, Q & O, B & 8, S & 5

BEFORE TURNING ON YOUR DEVICE, CONNECT IT TO THE MAINS POWER USING THE AC APAPTER/LEAD PROVIDED.

Please note: the device must be connected to the power to complete the Windows setup successfully. Failure to do so may result in errors!

Step 3 Step 3
Figure

Turn your computer on, and follow the on-screen setup instructions.

Step 4 Step 4

» Select the start button (Figure 3). Make sure you are connected to the internet!

» Then select “Settings” (Figure 4).

Figure 3 Figure 4
Step 5 Step 5

Select “Windows isn’t activated. Activate Windows now.” (Figure 5)

Figure 5
Step 6 Step 6

Select “Change Product Key.” (Figure 6)

Figure 6
Step 7 Step 7

Enter your Serial Key into the box shown in Figure 7.

Figure 7
Step 8 Step 8

Select “Activate” (Figure 8).

Figure 8

Activation completed.

Figure 9
 
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