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Activate retail Windows 8.1 with Windows 8 Product key.

  1. #61


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    Last edited by genet; 11 Apr 2014 at 07:40.

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  2. #62


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  3. #63


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    Thanks to all!!!!. I'll give it shot.
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  4. #64


    Hi.
    As i understang from search and google that its impossible to get legit win8if i have pre-installed key fromanother pc.
    story is that i have 2 windows7 keys, but my friend bought new pc with pre-installed win8. He didnt like it and ishare one of my win7 keys and get from him win 8 key, what we get from bios by rwtool. But i dont have a recovery dvd, so i try few from network but key didnt work. Is there any solution for that? Thanks in advance.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Karman1977 View Post
    Hi.
    As i understang from search and google that its impossible to get legit win8if i have pre-installed key fromanother pc.
    story is that i have 2 windows7 keys, but my friend bought new pc with pre-installed win8. He didnt like it and ishare one of my win7 keys and get from him win 8 key, what we get from bios by rwtool. But i dont have a recovery dvd, so i try few from network but key didnt work. Is there any solution for that? Thanks in advance.
    The Product Key will only work on your friend's new pc.
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  6. #66


    Quote Originally Posted by theog View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Karman1977 View Post
    Hi.
    As i understang from search and google that its impossible to get legit win8if i have pre-installed key fromanother pc.
    story is that i have 2 windows7 keys, but my friend bought new pc with pre-installed win8. He didnt like it and ishare one of my win7 keys and get from him win 8 key, what we get from bios by rwtool. But i dont have a recovery dvd, so i try few from network but key didnt work. Is there any solution for that? Thanks in advance.
    The Product Key will only work on your friend's new pc.
    so, the only posibilty where OS runs is on that machine where it was installed and no other solutions how to get OS running on diferent PC? its sad.
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  7. #67


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    Quote Originally Posted by Karman1977 View Post
    no other solutions how to get OS running on diferent PC?
    Installation and activation should succeed, but it is contrary to the terms and conditions of the license (UEFI firmware embedded Windows 8 product key).

    Windows 8 Pro license transfer a new Windows 8.1 computer?
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  8. #68


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    Quote Originally Posted by genet View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Karman1977 View Post
    no other solutions how to get OS running on diferent PC?
    Installation and activation should succeed, but it is contrary to the terms and conditions of the license (UEFI firmware embedded Windows 8 product key).

    Windows 8 Pro license transfer a new Windows 8.1 computer?
    Pre-Installed OEM:
    Windows 8 EULA

    Quote Originally Posted by microsoft
    Can I transfer the software to another user?
    You may transfer the software directly to another user, only with the licensed computer. The transfer must include the software, proof of purchase, and, if provided with the computer, an authentic Windows label such as the certificate of authenticity label including the product key. You may not keep any copies of the software or any earlier version. Before any permitted transfer, the other party must agree that this agreement applies to the transfer and use of the software.
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    First message on these forums!!!

    Maverick, you do not have permission to access this page. This could be due to one of several reasons:

    1. Your user account may not have sufficient privileges to access this page. Are you trying to edit someone else's post, access administrative features or some other privileged system?
    2. If you are trying to post, the administrator may have disabled your account, or it may be awaiting activation.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Maverick View Post
    The page has been removed or deleted
    This is a working page:

    How to clean install Windows 8.1 if you have OEM computer with UEFI firmware (BIOS) embedded Windows 8 product key?
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