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Re: W10 peek-a-boo for Junes update

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Originally Posted by Jax View Post
Nigel, are you saying Windows Product Keys are not stored in Bios ? All the available information indicates they are and probably the first location checked by MS during a new install validation. Jax
I was always led to believe that the Windows Product Key(s) OS and or Office products and product keys from A N Others, were encrypted and stored deep within the Windows Registery?

I do know that windows can detect the information but didn't think even MS or any other supplier would be able to access the BIOS? If correct, then it is basically another back door to be misused and abused which, in itself, is worrying?

If you're correct, then I've learned something new.
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