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Discovering the Retail or VL version of Windows 8.1 Update

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    Discovering the Retail or VL version of Windows 8.1 Update


    How do I discover if, on my computer, I have the Retail or VL version of Windows 8.1 Update?



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    slmgr /dli from elevated command prompt will tell you.
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Discovering the Retail or VL version of Windows 8.1 Update
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