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How Many Times Can I Use My Windows 8 Product Key?

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    Nah, ssd's "limited writes number" was a problem maybe 5-7 years ago todays ssds are better than hdds in all aspects plus it doesnt have any moving parts, so its not like you going to break your sdd if you will shake you laptop

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  2. #12


    Quote Originally Posted by startas View Post
    Nah, ssd's "limited writes number" was a problem maybe 5-7 years ago todays ssds are better than hdds in all aspects plus it doesnt have any moving parts, so its not like you going to break your sdd if you will shake you laptop
    Now I can do gangnam style while holding my laptop...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Narayan View Post
    Hello, I have When I have installed Windows 8 I have used The Product key Which was inside the pack.

    So I want to Ask that If in future My Computer Goes wrong or For any reason I need to reinstall Windows 8 Then Can
    I use the product key That was inside my box?

    If Yes Is there any limitation times Of using it Or Can I use the product key as much times I want??

    Thanks If Anybody Can Help
    If your computer goes wrong, lets say SSD and you reinstall with the same key onto a new SSD it won't automatically activate when you go online, not even once, you have to ring Microsoft to activate.
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  4. #14


    Quote Originally Posted by BillWindows View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Narayan View Post
    Hello, I have When I have installed Windows 8 I have used The Product key Which was inside the pack.

    So I want to Ask that If in future My Computer Goes wrong or For any reason I need to reinstall Windows 8 Then Can
    I use the product key That was inside my box?

    If Yes Is there any limitation times Of using it Or Can I use the product key as much times I want??

    Thanks If Anybody Can Help
    If your computer goes wrong, lets say SSD and you reinstall with the same key onto a new SSD it won't automatically activate when you go online, not even once, you have to ring Microsoft to activate.
    Yes, if only a limited number of times, until you reach some number it won't activate with online method.
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  5. #15


    Quote Originally Posted by MrShowdown View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by startas View Post
    Nah, ssd's "limited writes number" was a problem maybe 5-7 years ago todays ssds are better than hdds in all aspects plus it doesnt have any moving parts, so its not like you going to break your sdd if you will shake you laptop
    Now I can do gangnam style while holding my laptop...
    Well yes, now you can Cause i'm sick off hdds, few bigger laptop shocks and you can throw away your hdd like socks ... It's not like you need that much writes for hdds, cause hdds are just like cheap food's industry... Anyway, as i said, good ssds are much better in every aspect, so there is no need to buy hdds. Wait, price is to high, you say ? Nah, i see people throwing money away for useless things even in poor countries, so a little bit higher price is nothing compared to what you will get
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  6. #16


    Quote Originally Posted by startas View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by MrShowdown View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by startas View Post
    Nah, ssd's "limited writes number" was a problem maybe 5-7 years ago todays ssds are better than hdds in all aspects plus it doesnt have any moving parts, so its not like you going to break your sdd if you will shake you laptop
    Now I can do gangnam style while holding my laptop...
    Well yes, now you can Cause i'm sick off hdds, few bigger laptop shocks and you can throw away your hdd like socks ... It's not like you need that much writes for hdds, cause hdds are just like cheap food's industry... Anyway, as i said, good ssds are much better in every aspect, so there is no need to buy hdds. Wait, price is to high, you say ? Nah, i see people throwing money away for useless things even in poor countries, so a little bit higher price is nothing compared to what you will get
    Hmm, makes me consider buying a SSD!
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