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I am just going to pick on Dell. Dell Windows 7, Vista and XP will look on the motherboard for some secret code to signify that it is a Dell and at that point skip activation. It is the same for HP, Lenovo, etc.

   I have heard they are doing it different for Windows 8 (and maybe 10). Are they doing it differently?
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they put the product key into the bios in the msdm
https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/Library/Windows/Hardware/dn653305%28v=vs.85%29.aspx
Run the Nirsoft  FirmwareTablesView v1.00 tool and look for the MSDM line, and highlight it. You will now see the embedded product key
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