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Best way to protect the windows COA label on a laptop?

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October 29, 2011 4:22:40 PM

On laptop computers the Windows certificate of authenticity is printed on a piece of paper which is attached to the bottom of the device. Unfortunately, the license key gets damaged and you cannot read it.

Is there some way to overcome this problem? Is there some kind of laminate plastic that can be used to cover the paper?

Thanks,

TC
a b D Laptop
October 29, 2011 5:23:43 PM

You can but then again you can record the number or just take a picture of the label.
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October 29, 2011 10:16:27 PM

Use clear tape and tape over it.
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a b D Laptop
September 6, 2012 12:59:47 PM

Why don't the manufacturers laminate the thing in the first place, I mean what a silly place to put a piece of paper anyway, where it is hot/humid and gets rubbed against clothing
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a b D Laptop
September 6, 2012 10:01:35 PM

lp231 said:
Use clear tape and tape over it.



thats what I always do and recommend. It holds up fine for many years with just tape over it.
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September 6, 2012 10:04:43 PM

You can also find out the key if necessary and the label is damaged, magicjellybean/keyfinder for example
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September 6, 2012 11:00:26 PM

My one is already covered by a piece of plastic by Asus.

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