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Activating Win 8 64-bit with 32-bit product key

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    Activating Win 8 64-bit with 32-bit product key


    Hello,

    I have a copy of Windows 8 Pro 32-bit. I know with Windows 7 Pro for example, if you had a product key for Windows 7 Pro 32-bit, you could use it with a Windows 7 Pro 64-bit, and vice-versa.
    So I was wondering if that still held true for Windows 8. Could I install Windows 8 Pro 64-bit, with my Windows 7 Pro 32-bit product key?

    Thanks in advance!

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    ME, XP,Vista,Win7,Win8,Win8.1


    Yes, still true.
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Activating Win 8 64-bit with 32-bit product key
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