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Win 8.1 retail or oem question

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    Win 8.1 retail or oem question

    I am getting ready to buy this it is, a retail version correct and not oem or upgrade? I need retail because I'm always changing hardware and sometime I might decide to do a complete new build. Thanks! Microsoft Windows 81 32 Bit64 Bit Traditional Disc by Office Depot & OfficeMax

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    Not very clear from that. It is not an upgrade, as it says Full version.

    Does it matter in your country?
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    Once you have the key from your purchase, follow Option One in this tutorial to download and create a Windows 8.1 with Update 1 iso file. Then you can burn a install DVD or create a install flash drive. Skip Windows 8.0 completely and go straight to 8.1.

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