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how many times can u install windows 8.1 retail

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    windows 7 and 8.1

    how many times can u install windows 8.1 retail


    how many times can u install windows 8.1 retail on the same hardware before u have to buy a new windows 8.1 my friend told me 3 times and u would have to buy another copy.

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    64-bit Windows 10


    Hello Cyborg, and welcome to Eight Forums.

    You will be able to reinstall and activate a "retail" Windows 8.1 on any PC as many times as you like as long as it's only activated on one PC at the same time, and removed on any others.
    If you install to often, then you may need to activate by phone instead of online though.

    Hope this helps,
    Shawn
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    windows 7 and 8.1


    thanks
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    64-bit Windows 10


    You're welcome.
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