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Windows 8 pro upgrade 39.99$ activation after feb 1?

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    Windows 7 uiltimate, Windows 8.1 pro 64bit, Windows server 2008R2, Windows 10 TP

    Windows 8 pro upgrade 39.99$ activation after feb 1?

    Because I have unused vista licences I baught few windows 8 pro upgrades for 39.99$ from microsoft store. Still not activated just created instaliation media (DVD/USB) and have my key in mail.
    Question is can I activate key that I baught now after Feb 1 when sale of pro upgrade ends and price rises.
    I want to do upgrade later must i activate before feb1 or can i wait?

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  2. #2

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    64-bit Windows 10

    Hello Baidukun,

    The Windows 8 product keys will be good forever, so you can use them when you like.
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Windows 8 pro upgrade 39.99$ activation after feb 1?
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