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Stolen laptop has been recovered and formatted.

  1. #61


    Posts : 5,360
    7/8/ubuntu/Linux Deepin


    Yes, it is 8.1. Works fine with your 8.0 product key, I believe.

    Takes about 3 seconds to find it via your favourite search engine.

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  2. #62


    Posts : 24
    Windows 8


    Quote Originally Posted by SIW2 View Post
    Yes, it is 8.1. Works fine with your 8.0 product key, I believe.

    Takes about 3 seconds to find it via your favourite search engine.
    does it work fine with the oem windows 8 key? i only have the oem. not the full product key
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  3. #63


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    I think all single core language are oem aren't they?
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  4. #64


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    Windows 8


    Thanks for the help guys!! Cheers!! Problem solved.. now running windows 8.1
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  5. #65


    Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Posts : 6,490
    Windows 10 Education 64 Bit


    Good stuff. Did 8.1 read and use your embedded key during the install? Fully activated?
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  6. #66


    Posts : 24
    Windows 8


    no.. i used the update key because i have read from other sites that embed key will not be accepted. but when installation is done. i activate it through the internet. and uerika!! Windows 8.1 activated. Thanks for the help.
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  7. #67


    Posts : 2,627
    win8.1.1 enterprise


    Quote Originally Posted by kevsmilla View Post
    Thanks for the help guys!! Cheers!! Problem solved.. now running windows 8.1
    thats not problem solved ,just a band-aid fix ,after oct 17th you'l need to fix your problem ,for real
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  8. #68


    Posts : 24
    Windows 8


    Quote Originally Posted by caperjack View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by kevsmilla View Post
    Thanks for the help guys!! Cheers!! Problem solved.. now running windows 8.1
    thats not problem solved ,just a band-aid fix ,after oct 17th you'l need to fix your problem ,for real
    what do you mean?
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  9. #69


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    win8.1.1 enterprise


    Quote Originally Posted by kevsmilla View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by caperjack View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by kevsmilla View Post
    Thanks for the help guys!! Cheers!! Problem solved.. now running windows 8.1
    thats not problem solved ,just a band-aid fix ,after oct 17th you'l need to fix your problem ,for real
    what do you mean?
    win 8.1 is only a prieview/beta version and will have to be replaced when the full version comes out on oct 17/2013
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  10. #70


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    You're welcome kev. Glad you got it working.


    Caperjack
    win 8.1 is only a prieview/beta version and will have to be replaced when the full version comes out on oct 17/2013
    I think kev has installed the rtm.
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