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Need Product ID

  1. #1


    Ohio
    Posts : 473
    Windows 8 Pro

    Need Product ID


    I downloaded and Win8 iso file and burned it to a DVD. When I tried to install it, it asked for a Product ID. I have Windows 7 64 bid that was pre-installed when I bought the computer. However, there is a tag on the side of the computer that has the Product ID written on it. I put the number where it asked and a message popped up saying that that number won't work. I made sure and double checked and I did type it the number that was on the sticker. First of all, I don't no why they want an ID number when I have a legal copy of windows already installed. Any ideas?

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  2. #2


    Posts : 22,582
    64-bit Windows 10


    Hello Frank,

    You are provided a product key number for Windows 8 right below were you download the Windows 8 ISO at the Microsoft link below.

    Windows 8 Consumer Preview ISO formats
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  3. #3


    Ohio
    Posts : 473
    Windows 8 Pro


    Thank, Brink--that worked! I owe you a cup of coffee.
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  4. #4


    Posts : 22,582
    64-bit Windows 10


    You're most welcome.
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