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Windows 8 activation not working?

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    Windows 8 Pro x64

    Windows 8 activation not working?

    I had to do a clean install from the disk I purchased of windows 8 (which has worked just fine in the past) but now the same product key that came with it won't work (says this key is for upgrade only)? Please help!
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    ME, XP,Vista,Win7,Win8,Win8.1

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    Yes, you can do a clean install:
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