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Need to buy product key and update to win 8

  1. #1


    Saudi Arabia
    Posts : 26
    win 8 Enterprise

    Need to buy product key and update to win 8


    Hi.

    I recently bough a second hand pc with win 8.
    Windows can not verify product key.
    I am willing to buy one and update/upgrade to latest edition.
    I searched windows website with no luck.
    I need your help please.

    Thanks.

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  2. #2


    Canada
    Posts : 1,950
    windows 8.1 Update 1 Pro 64bit


    Try the Microsoft Store:

    Shop Windows | Microsoft Store Canada
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  3. #3


    Harrisonburg, Va.
    Posts : 10,488
    Windows 8.1.1 Pro with Media Center


    When I updated from 8 to 8 pro I went to Staples & talked with a clerk about it & he recommended the 8 pro pack.
    I bought it {$40 then, it costs more now} & installed it & it worked good.
    Then I updated to 8.1 pro free from the Windows Store.
    Hope this helps.
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  4. #4


    Saudi Arabia
    Posts : 26
    win 8 Enterprise


    Thanks, that did not work because it asked me to d/l full package, I need to buy only cd key then upgrade to 8.1.

    Thanks again.

    Quote Originally Posted by Nuccii View Post
    Try the Microsoft Store:

    Shop Windows | Microsoft Store Canada
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  5. #5


    Harrisonburg, Va.
    Posts : 10,488
    Windows 8.1.1 Pro with Media Center


    This might help---

    Upgrade Windows with only a product key - Windows Help

    I don't know if this will help or not.
    This vbs script will show your installed key & your OEM key---

    ShowKey v1.3.vbs

    Download it, right click it & click Properties & Unblock it & then run it.

    Click image for larger version
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Need to buy product key and update to win 8
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