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Best way to upgrade from Windows 8.1 to Windows 8.1 pro.

  1. #11


    You had just thrown $50 away, I'd try for a refund however I doubt you will get it.

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  2. #12


    United States
    Posts : 3,093
    Windows 8.1 Pro 64-bit


    The key will eventually get flagged in the MS activation system and even the phone activation will no longer work.
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  3. #13


    Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
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    Windows 10 Education 64 Bit


    Yup, 50 bucks wasted on that one.
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  4. #14


    @Romain1980

    You should report the seller to MS to prevent others being scammed. MS may reward you with a genuine key for reporting such illegal activities.
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  5. #15


    France
    Posts : 4
    Windows 8.1 Pro


    Two weeks ago I have reported a counterfeit product on microsoft's website, but no answer from them, I wait.
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  6. #16


    Quote Originally Posted by Romain1980 View Post
    Two weeks ago I have reported a counterfeit product on microsoft's website, but no answer from them, I wait.
    They are hopefully investigating it...there are legal steps to be taken, and we all know what a drudgery that is... but they should have at least acknowleged receipt. Don't worry it's a common problem - their online reporting sucks.

    Good on you for following through. Can you PM me the details and I'll see if I can escalate it through my MS partner contacts.
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