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Question on Windows 8 License/Product Key while reinstall

  1. #1

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    windows 7

    Question on Windows 8 License/Product Key while reinstall

    Hi Friends,

    I've this below question on the windows license and couldn't find any convincing answer in the internet.
    so posting here.

    Due to some issue, If I have to reinstall the Windows 8 on my laptop, will there be any issue with using the same product key or license?

    To describe further, here is my current situation.

    I had installed Windows 8 on my laptop and registered with the product key/license.
    Now it seems like the installation is not proper and I want to reinstall from scratch.

    The question I'm pondering is since I've already used the product key/license when I installed for the first time, Will it allow me to use the same product key/license again when i install it the second time (or third time and so on) OR will it stop me saying that this product key/license is already used?


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  2. #2

    Posts : 22,582
    64-bit Windows 10

    Hello Kiran, and welcome to Eight Forums.

    Since it's on the same computer, you shouldn't have any issues with reinstalling and activating as needed.

    Clean Install with Windows 8 Upgrade
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