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If I upgrade to Windows 10 will i lose Windows 8.1 key?

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    Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu 14.04.02 LTS

    If I upgrade to Windows 10 will i lose Windows 8.1 key?

    Hello my friends!

    I recently brought a nice looking ASUS computer, preloaded with Windows 8.1. Cool eh? Comes with a 4th generation Intel i3 and the whole lot!
    But, I notice a Get Windows 10 icon on my panel!

    Now, I was wondering if I accept this wonderful free offer from Windows 10 will it be a 1 year trial or will my Windows 8.1 product key come to Windows 10...

    Thank You.

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    Your Win8.1 will be used (taken) by Win10 so you can't install Win8.1 again on a different computer. But you can roll back to Win8.1 (remove Win10) if you want and your original key will then be used again for Win8.1.
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If I upgrade to Windows 10 will i lose Windows 8.1 key?
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