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Where can I buy just a windows 8.1 key?

Discussion in 'General Software' started by AphexDreamer, Mar 13, 2014.

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  1. AphexDreamer

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    That is legit?

    I saw Newegg has windows 8 but I don't want to have to wait for delivery for the software when I have it already and just need a key.
     
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    You have to have a key to get the ISO. Yes its cheaper to order a OEM disk

    Now with Windows 7 you can download the ISO and install then order the disk and put in the key later. You have 30 days. I wish they did that with W8
     
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    30? It gave me 3 days and then started whining about how not genuine it is.
     
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    It will ask for a key but you have 30 days to enter one. Thats with 7 only

    I really dont know why they dont do this with 8. It sells copies
     
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    EBay works... so long as it's code only and from a decent seller, worst case paypal claim.
     
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    The trial period for windows 8 pro is 90 days
     
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    and u can try to use “slmgr /rearm" via cmd (as admin)
     
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    They do, my laptop has unactivated 8.1 on it. Everytime I boot the laptop , it tells me I need to activate Windows, and prompts me to go to my PC settings to activate it. I go to my PC setting, then just click my desktop tile and do what I got on the laptop for.
     
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    But you cant get the ISO or install without a key like you can with 7.
     
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    Read the link above^^,

    ps. there is key for u till u get one witch u can activate 9QM34-BC2Q9-4XVNG-JVDQW-YPWY3
     
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    Ofc you can make bootable usb and mod it alittle
    after creating mount image navigate to <usb>:\sources\
    mod ei.cfg

    [EditionID]
    Professional
    [Channel]
    Retail
    [VL]
    0

    If you want the setup to ask which edition you want install without entering the product key, leave the [EditionID] blank.
    You can also set [VL] (Volume Licensing) to 1 (for true) and [Channel] to OEM/Retail
    if you ever want to enter the product key, you can do so from the Windows Activation window or using the slui 3 command.
     
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    I reported this post until I reread it. I thought it was a hacked key but its just an install key so MODS disregard my report.
     
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    I did anyway :)
     
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    Well its funny, I would never give advices for piratism/hacking
     
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    I have a pro-key that is unused, and it's full retail, but I doubt you want the spendy pro version...
     
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    May I have it? Would like to use original key and stop using scripts:)
     
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    Only if you pay a fair offer, but I really don't want to turn this into a for-sale thread...
     

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