Windows 8 and 8.1 Forums

New February 2015 Updates for Windows Available

  1. #21

    Covington, La
    Posts : 1,181
    Windows 7 HP 64bit, Windows 8.1 Pro w/Media Center 64BIT

    If the key has not been used it should work fine with the 8.1 Pro ISO.


      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  2. #22

    Posts : 716
    Windows 7 Ult Reatil & Win 8 Pro OEM

    Thanks Jim. You're right, the key worked fine. I have two computers and originally bought and loaded Win Pro 8 on the first computer. I only bought W8.1 to avoid downloading the big update, (to W8 to get W8.1), and installed it on my other PC; and replaced W8 on 1st PC with W7. Now have Win Pro 8.1 on both PCs each with their own key. And no need to download the big 3GB + update on W8 to get 8.1. It's also easier for reloading W8.1 instead of original OEM disk.

    Many thanks, as it makes life a lot easier when a fresh install is needed. Normally I just use stored image of system to do updates, but only good for a limited number of re-updates, if you know what I mean.

    The only regret is that MS didn't just bring out the ISO for W8.1 that worked off a W8 OEM product key a year ago, which would have saved me buying an 8.1 OEM disk. History now though.

    Cheers M
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

Page 3 of 3 FirstFirst 123
New February 2015 Updates for Windows Available

Similar Threads
Thread Forum
Feb 10, 2015 Microsoft Updates
Hi, I would just like to know if you encountered any issues after installing these updates. Thanks :) 57873
Windows Updates & Activation
February 2015 security updates for Internet Explorer
Windows 8 News
New Surface Pro January 2015 Windows Updates Available
Windows 8 News
Microsoft TechDays Online 2015 February 3-5
Source: Tech Days Online 2015
Windows 8 News
February 2014 Internet Explorer Updates
Windows 8 News
Microsoft delivers February Surface firmware updates
Read the rest here:Microsoft delivers February Surface firmware updates | ZDNet
Windows 8 News
February 2013 Internet Explorer updates
Windows 8 News

Eight Forums Android App Eight Forums IOS App Follow us on Facebook