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limit in the number of activations of windows 8 pro upgrade

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    windows 7 x86,7 x64, 8 x64, xp

    limit in the number of activations of windows 8 pro upgrade


    hi ! i had little question about windows 8 pro upgrade..

    How many times can i activate using the key (same computer, reinstalls)?

    i bought the win 8 upgrade, but i'm having trouble with an old hardware and it's drivers often freeze windows 8, sometimes corrupting data. So having to do some trouble shooting i have had to reinstall and activate again. I'll try to make an image for the future tough.

    so, now i worry if there is a limit. What happens or what can i do after reaching that limit?

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    Windows 8 enterprise x64


    you call them and you tell to the nice computer that it's install only on 1 PC, and the nice computer will give you the code.
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    Generally spreading from the pc you can activate nearly at will. If you do run into a problem, it's just a quick call to ms.
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limit in the number of activations of windows 8 pro upgrade
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