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Correct steps win 8.1 clean install?l (8 pro upgrade key)

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    ME, XP,Vista,Win7,Win8,Win8.1

    Quote Originally Posted by niklfc83 View Post

    I want to do a clean install of 8.1 via USB, is this possible with the Windows 8 Pro Upgrade key? I have read through numerous tutorials and think I've got it right but just want some to clarify this will work.

    Download the 8.1 ISO
    Use the generic key to run the installer
    Setup the PC
    Open PC Settings
    Change Product Key enter Win 8 Pro (upgrade) key and activate

    Use the generic key here:
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  2. #12

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    Win 7

    Awesome, thanks so much guys for the the excellent help
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