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Windows 8.1 ask for a new key what are the limitations ?

  1. #1

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    windows 8 64 bit

    Windows 8.1 ask for a new key what are the limitations ?

    I have one dvd of windows 8.1 pro since the bersion is full i thought i can use the key also on my laptop.
    So i tried and installation went fine and i can browse and surf the internet on my laptop and i can download updates(still downloading) and now i got a message and when i went in to the settings i see the message:

    Something like: This product key is being used in another pc please try a new one...
    So i'm going to buy a new one but i wonder since i can keep working on the laptop without a problem so i wonder if this message is just for alerting you since it's not legal or it will do something later on to the windows ?

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  2. #2

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    Windows 3.1 > Windows 10

    after a while your desktop will go black and the PC will shut down every hour.. until you activate a new key
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

Windows 8.1 ask for a new key what are the limitations ?

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