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I wonder how to activate a guest windows 10 pro to run on a windows 10 pro hyper-v instance as you wrote here: http://www.groovypost.com/howto/create-virtual-machine-windows-10-hyper-v/#comment-640548? Reply Dumi Zafiu June 24, 2016 at 3:25 pm # Hi,a Windows 7 home license cannot activate a Windows 10 Pro, but can activate a Windows 10 Home Edition, so same Taxing GoFundMe Donations more hot questions about us tour help blog chat data legal privacy policy work here advertising info mobile contact us feedback Technology Life / Arts Culture / Recreation I tried everyday for three weeks, it would not activate.

I looked at the Windows 10 DVD that I was using to upgrade from and it was Win 10 Pro. There are 2 types of windows, 1 is oem which is provided by windows for free download but with a cd key like yours and the 2nd type called rtm. When an update of windows TEN is done,some of my progremmes simply disappear. The Windows 8.0 key is an upgrade key, maybe this is relevant. http://www.askvg.com/fix-windows-8-genuine-product-key-doesnt-work-for-windows-8-1-clean-installation/

Windows 8.1 Not Accepting Product Key

You share clear information about Windows 10. By this I mean the hardware configuration AND the software configuration. how to i get the product key to do a recovery (repair). No, it will require that you are running a previous qualifying version and start the upgrade from within the qualifying version.

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USAFRetJun 1, 2015, 9:19 PM sbrown8 said: I've installed multiple OS's on the machine to reach the desktop, but of course they weren't activated. Windows 8.1 Product Key Not Working I only have an original key/installation of Windows 8, so kind of bizarre Microsoft never released the same USB installation flashdrive tool for W8... NO WAREZ/CRACKS/SERIALS discussion, thank you... USAFRetJun 1, 2015, 10:17 PM And this is why, with any system with a preinstalled OS, it is highly recommended you create the recovery media right after you open the box.Nobody

But that's not the case if  your PC came with Windows 8 or 8.1. Activate Windows 8.1 With Windows 8 Key Some product that was/is installed on your PC is corrupt for some reason. Note: For those getting the key entered does not match. My primary question is all the work arounds are for people who bought windows 8 as retail version.

  • how can i fix this Reply Bob August 31, 2016 at 9:49 am # Spiwe, First, is this a clean installation or an upgrade?
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  • Other Windows version users need to buy a license of Windows 8.1. [Guide] How to Upgrade to Windows 8.1 from Windows 8, Windows 7, XP and Vista?

Windows 8.1 Product Key Not Working

The key matches my email records. https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/office/en-US/e17f253f-f212-44ce-af3e-29aef3105d78/windows-81-install-wont-accept-oem-product-key?forum=w8itproinstall It's a lot of work for a marginally passable upgrade. Windows 8.1 Not Accepting Product Key Windows 7 Professional, Windows 7 Ultimate, Windows 8.0 Pro, Windows 8.1 Pro must use a Windows 10 Pro ISO. Windows 8.1 Generic Product Key The standard retail Windows 8.1 32 and 64 bit installs say that I can't use that key to install them. 23 answers Last reply May 2, 2016 Best Answer Jun 1,

I'm having the same problem with my windows 10 pro update. After I googled it and was given 3 separate answers, of which one activated my win 10 pro. At this point, I would try the activate by phone option. It should work. This Product Key Didn't Work. Please Check It And Try Again

The rumor goes that doing so allows you to activate Windows 8.1 successfully. Sorry There was an error emailing this page. If you are prompted to enter a product key, click Do this later and give it a few days, Windows 10 will activate automatically. The most common thing with this error is a corrupted file of some type did not load/could not load or was not installed correctly.

WinUser @VG So there is no option for official download link for Windows 8.1 standalone installer like Windows 7 SP1 ? Windows 7 Product Key Doesn't Work When I try it fails. My college offers a free Windows 10 education edition so I got the product key and it keeps saying invalid product key.

Should I be concerned about "security"?

chirag Hi Vishal, Thank you for what you do, your article on how to transfer files from ssd to hdd for windows 8 were awesome. They welcomed me as a beta tester and left me out to fend for myself after I helped them work through the bugs in 8.1 Preview. Go to Settings (press Windows key + I) > Update & security > Activation. Generic Windows 8 Key Top NavWindows 10 Forum Featured Articles How To Guides Tech News Reviews Quick Tips Membership Login groovyPost The premier source for tech news, tips, reviews and how to galleries Navigation Home

Please try a different key." Any ideas? It worked well. Hope you never get into the death spiral when win 8.1 decides it is in automatic repair..... I gave up and although the it's still loaded, I use one of the free programs that mimic Office.

Reply tyler May 21, 2016 at 9:29 am # question then say that i have 2 desktops and 3 hard drives all of them have windows and i take harddrive 3 It worked when i did that. Microsoft expects you to get it from the manufacturer (HP).That download place only works for a retail license.If we harken back to your original statement:"Of course, being the typical consumer, said Tech Support Windows 10 Windows 8 Windows 7 Vista XP Office Software Themes Firefox Chrome IE Opera Etc [Fix] Windows 8 Genuine Product Key doesn't Work for Windows 8.1 Clean Installation

sbrown8Jun 1, 2015, 10:09 PM I know, I've had to turn people away telling them they need the original recovery media because they just don't have the key for windows 8 For more on fixing Windows 10 activation errors head to page 2 More Reading: Pages: 1 2 About Andre Da Costa Based on the Caribbean Island of Jamaica, Andre is a Reply meeka July 24, 2016 at 9:07 pm # i purchased windows 10 on an USB drive for about $120.00 us dollars and when i try to install it with the Very simple, then it steps to the folder place to create an ISO, which I don't see why, cause when it is done, there is not ISO in the folder you

But I still want to use the Windows 8.0 Update Key. –user2154065 Sep 25 '13 at 12:15 I will try to get more information about this and will post You must first upgrade from the qualifying version of Windows 7 or Windows 8/8.1 (whether you do it through Windows Update or using the ISO file). I'm running windows 8 Single Language and my 8.1 setup is also SL edition. Which is why I've come here to ask, how does it know my version but I don't?

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X Amazon.com Seems no easy solution, so may have to go back to Windows 7. solved Windows 8.1 setup problem! permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]jkohatsu -2 points-1 points0 points 1 year ago(5 children)KMSPICO permalinkembedsavegive gold[–]The15thLegion[S] 1 point2 points3 points 1 year ago(4 children)isnt this for installing windows 8.1 on the computer you are using?

When you perform reinstall or clean install the installation checks with Activation Server, detects the unique installation ID and produces the validation for your device. Mr. For an upgrade workaround, please read the comments posted by "KL" and"tassos" in this blog. VG ^^ I think you cant activate a Pro edition of Windows using a normal edition key.

If you have Windows 8 Professional with Media Center you can also skip the step of having to basically downgrade to Windows 8 Professional then back to Windows 8.1 Professional With VG ^^ Why do you want to reinstall Windows 8.1 Pro? If you did, have you still got a link?