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    Transferring 8.1 pro 32-bit license to new 64-bit machine

    OK. I have a question. I'm upgrading from my old 32-bit machine to a new 64-bit machine with a completely different motherboard, processor etc. What I want to know is: If I download a 64-bit ISO and go about installing it on my new PC, will I be able to simply transfer the activation over from...
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    Will 8.1 update 1 be an optional update?

    I just successfully upgraded my mom's XP machine to Win 8.1 cause of Microsoft's end-of-support for the old OS. It took the best part of a day backing up her files, installing and activating and then setting up new software on the new OS. It's not something I'd want to do again in a hurry and...
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    Solved Activate retail Windows 8.1 with a Windows 8 WMC key...

    Is this possible? I think I already asked a question like this in another thread but I couldn't get a straight answer. I know you can activate a clean install of win 8.1 with a win 8 product key but you see, I don't have one - I only have the WMC upgrade key that got installed over it when the...
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    Solved HELP - I can't boot to win 8 recovery disk....

    Hi, I have a big problem. I have (had) a dual boot with Windows 8.1 and win7 and I was using EasyBCD to edit the boot order. Now, when I try to reboot, I get a blue screen - saying 'RECOVERY - Your PC needs to be repaired'. I have a bootable USB recovery medium for win 8 but the problem is that...
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    Solved Recovery- Your PC needs to be repaired....

    HELP. 'Recovery- Your PC needs to be repaired.... Hi, I have a big problem. I have (had) a dual boot with win8.1 and win7 and I was using EasyBCD to edit the boot order. Now, when I try to reboot, I get the above error and a blue screen. I have a bootable USB recovery medium for win 8 but the...
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    A few Windows 8.1 upgrade questions....

    I just upgraded from Windows 8 to 8.1 through the Windows Store app and all seems rosy with it so far. Not a hell of a lot of a difference to be seen, but as support for Win 8 is on a countdown from now on, I thought I'd avail of the free upgrade. Curiously though, if we want to get our hands on...
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    Need to re- install Win8 but only have a WMC upgrade key..

    Need to re-install Win8 but only have a WMC upgrade key.. I had a media center upgrade key for some time which I got for free. Recently I decided to activate it so I could watch digital TV on my PC. However, I noticed that this key is now is now the new product key for my machine and the...