“LattePanda 2G activated version cannot activate windows?!”

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    Thu May 18, 2017 6:42 am

    Recently, some people asked the LattePanda 2G activated version(DFR0418) cannot activate windows.
    After testing, we believed the problem is because our service didn't replace the default key correctly even the key is upload to the board already.

    So to solve the problem:
    Please download this tools to find (not create!) the correct key we pre-activated with the system, then copy and exchange the original one in "Activation"->”change product“
    http://www.nirsoft.net/utils/product_cd ... nloadLinks
    KEY.png (66.14 KiB) Viewed 20099 times
    Normally, the correct key is in the Windows (BIOS OEM Key).

    The key on the below is default one which cannot used to activate, if you can only find this two that means the key is not in the board indeed.
    wrong key.jpg
    wrong key.jpg (81.86 KiB) Viewed 20099 times
    Enjoy Tinkering with LattePanda ! :lol:

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    Mon Apr 09, 2018 4:50 pm

    I cannot activate windows on my Latte Panda!

    I followed the steps here

    But it only has 2 entries, and no Windows (BIOS OEM Key).

    How can I process? Is there an support channel so I can send my serial and any necessary information?


    Cesar Romero

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    Tue Apr 10, 2018 6:23 am

    Hi, Does your LattePanda is the DFR0418 2/32G version.
    You can find the DFRxxxx info one the box or your order page .
    This way is only works on the DFR0418 version.

    Let me know the info please! nice day! :)
    Enjoy Tinkering with LattePanda ! :lol:

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    Mon Apr 23, 2018 7:25 pm

    My LattePanda is DFR0444 2/32G.
    My key ends with FC2HD.
    Does it mean that I can not activate Windows?

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    Sat Apr 28, 2018 3:09 am

    Hi, the DFR0444 is the unactivated version, so you can not activated it.
    It is a problem of you? If you need to do it, you can purchase a license from Microsoft! :)
    Enjoy Tinkering with LattePanda ! :lol:

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