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Windows 8 Upgrade Question-Is the Key Limited?


otisdog

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#1
I have one computer running Win 7. I purchsed the $40 upgrade to Win 8 when they had that promotion. My question - is the key tied to the computer I downloaded on or can it be used on another machine?
Thanks for your response.
Jim
 

My Computer

System One

  • OS
    Windows 7
    System Manufacturer/Model
    Selfbuilt
    CPU
    Intel i5 3570k
    Motherboard
    Intel dz77bh-55k
    Memory
    16 gigs Corsair
    Graphics Card(s)
    EVGA GTX570

genet

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Guru
Posts
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#2

My Computer

System One

  • OS
    Windows 10
    Computer type
    Laptop
    System Manufacturer/Model
    Lenovo G580
    CPU
    Intel Core i5-3230M
    Memory
    8 GB
    Graphics Card(s)
    Intel HD Graphics 4000
    Browser
    Microsoft Edge
    Antivirus
    Windows Defender, standard user account
    Other Info
    UEFI firmware (BIOS) embedded Windows 8 product key.

otisdog

New Member
Posts
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#3
Thanks!
Sorry - I didn't see this particular forum so I posted in the wrong place. Lots of good info and smart people here.
Jim
 

My Computer

System One

  • OS
    Windows 7
    System Manufacturer/Model
    Selfbuilt
    CPU
    Intel i5 3570k
    Motherboard
    Intel dz77bh-55k
    Memory
    16 gigs Corsair
    Graphics Card(s)
    EVGA GTX570

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