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required to purchase another product key?

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    Posts : 13
    windows 8 pro

    required to purchase another product key?


    OHHHH..... Am new here. If i want to change my windows 8 x32 to x64, will be required to purchase another product key. Am reinstalling on the pc. Thanx

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    Posts : 13
    windows 8 pro


    Also, the add features option, what else does it add apart from WMC? thanx in advance............
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    7/8/ubuntu/Linux Deepin


    You can use the same key if it is the same pc. 32 or 64 bit doesn't matter.
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    Posts : 13
    windows 8 pro


    Thanx.... What about my second question pls...
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    7/8/ubuntu/Linux Deepin


    I haven't looked.

    Just got rid of windows 8 for the moment.

    Perhaps someone else can help with that one.
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    windows 8 pro


    ok
    Thanx
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    Posts : 959
    Windows 8.1, 10


    Quote Originally Posted by mide View Post
    OHHHH..... Am new here. If i want to change my windows 8 x32 to x64, will be required to purchase another product key. Am reinstalling on the pc. Thanx
    As mentioned you can use the same product key. However you may need to get hold of the correct installer if you don't have it? If you originally installed Windows 8 by downloading the (32 bit) upgrade installer, you can download the required installer from another computer running 64 bit Windows, using this tutorial:
    https://www.eightforums.com/tutorials...ad-create.html

    Quote Originally Posted by mide View Post
    Also, the add features option, what else does it add apart from WMC? thanx in advance............
    It's also the option that you'd use to get from Windows 8 to Windows 8 Pro. If you already have Windows 8 Pro then WMC is all it adds.
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    Posts : 13
    windows 8 pro


    Thank you DavidY. Am using windows 8 pro. I think I will be using win 8 pro for now as I don't have money to waste on WMC key only. Thanks
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