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    Licence


    Hello

    I want to install windows 8 RTM on my pc. And after the release of windows 8 I just want to change the key to the (original/final) without new installation of the OS.

    Is it possible??? Or do I have to install the OS again?

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  2. #2


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    Hello Dimi, and welcome to Eight Forums.

    Windows 8 RTM (Release To Market) is the final release version, so there wouldn't be a need to change the product key number unless you just wanted to.

    Product Key Number - Change in Windows 8


    Did you mean that you currently have another version than RTM?

    Hope this helps,
    Shawn
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    Just thought that the RTM keys are valid for a short period. I know that RTM is the final.
    And yes, I have to change the key. Because this one I have is not for production (MSDN)
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  4. #4


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    64-bit Windows 10


    Ah, ok. Yeah, the tutorial above will work for you then.
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