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Your cache administrator is webmaster. now everything looks good. Reply Tito September 18, 2013 at 2:11 pm # Small typo: "...free alternatives like VCL Media Player..." Reply Henk van Setten September 18, 2013 at 3:23 pm # The most essential RSS ALL ARTICLES FEATURES ONLY Search How to Perform a Clean Install of Windows 8.1 With a Windows 8 Key Windows 8.1 is a free upgrade to all Windows 8 users, weblink

That is so ancient that it is embarrasing. Click on Windows8_setup.exe 2. Lanboy Hey Vishal, I have windows 8 with media center (craked) n i want to upgrade/install windows 8.1 i have a windows 8.1 iso , but when I open to install Reply Anthony May 9, 2014 at 3:59 pm # When I search for features I do NOT get the option to "Add features to Windows 8.1" but I definitely have windows

How To Install Windows 8.1 Without Product Key

Dell My System Specs You need to have JavaScript enabled so that you can use this ... The workaround worked great, thank you. Went from 7 to 8, but did a format on the SSD for a clean start. stringcFeb 28, 2013, 7:51 PM Sounds like they copies the instructions from the M4 but added the bit about being destructive and forgot to amend step 13.Just getting up courage plus

I used the upgrade assistant to download the Windows 8 file and burnt the ISO file to a DVD. This should open the System Control Panel applet. Reply Dan February 12, 2013 at 12:26 am # Thank you!! Windows 8.1 Clean Install Without Disk am i missing something Login or register to post comments roblightbody on Feb 24, 2013 Paul, Are you hearing from people having problems with the xbox extender on Windows 8?

Download Windows 8.1 With a Windows 8 Product Key RELATED ARTICLEWhere to Download Windows 10, 8.1, and 7 ISOs Legally The second problem is that Microsoft only allows you to download Windows 8.1 Not Accepting Product Key zed October 29, 2012 at 5:34 am # I don't know how to thank you. I therefor changed the register back again and the watermark disapeared... https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_8-windows_install/upgrading-to-windows-8-wmc/b7dd427f-28c6-49e3-85e4-41a7e3b3e63d I read Win 7 MC will go end of life around 2020, and Win 8 will follow in 2023.

Carl Vergara If you upgrade from Store, it will not prompt you any license key and it will be upgraded accordingly... Windows 8.1 Generic Key All I get is the "We couldn't process your order" message now too. And if you are completely reinstalling a Windows 8.0 PC you can use this 8.1 installation media with the same key from Windows 8.0, so there's no reason not to do VG ^^ Why do you want to reinstall Windows 8.1 Pro?

Windows 8.1 Not Accepting Product Key

I then followed the procedure here as I had an ISO copy of 8.1 to (what I thought) save time. http://www.ghacks.net/2012/10/27/windows-8-upgrade-clean-install-possible/ OS windows 8 Quote 03 Jan 2014 #7 Dell View Profile View Forum Posts Member Posts : 27 win 8.1 pro with media I have had this same problem and for How To Install Windows 8.1 Without Product Key I tough that once you bought the upgrade for your win7, the license became a win8 license, and from now on you can just install the win8 clean from the ordered Install Windows 8 With Product Key My System Specs You need to have JavaScript enabled so that you can use this ...

Login or register to post comments roncerr on Nov 27, 2012 "I assume it will expiry only if not activated once before February 1, 2013. have a peek at these guys The work around worked perfectly.12 hours later and I have a clean Windows 8 Pro install on a Parallels VM.Grateful! Connected clean formatted disk only. 4. wilkcards Posts: 40Joined: 11 December 2012 Top Display posts from previous: All posts1 day7 days2 weeks1 month3 months6 months1 year Sort by AuthorPost timeSubject AscendingDescending Post a reply 15 posts Activate Windows 8.1 With Windows 8 Key

I tried to upgrade using the Windows 8.1 ISO but it prompt me to key in the License. COLGeekFeb 27, 2013, 7:32 AM A firmware update, if applied properly and there are no errors, will not wipe a SSD. My 2 cents on that subject anyway... check over here There are only links to a page on a microsoft site telling you how to do the same thing as found above.

Reply Phil November 2, 2012 at 4:33 am # Extremely glad to see this. How To Skip Product Key When Installing Windows 8 WMC on win 7 pro 64 bit (running on z77 chipset/ivybridge cpu Hd4000 graphics) and WMC on win 8.1 pro 64 bit (running on z97 chipset/broadwell dt/Iris Pro 6200 graphics)WMC on Get the answer stringcFeb 27, 2013, 7:38 AM This is what Crucial said If you are running in AHCI mode and need to change it to IDE mode for the firmware

If not, perhaps you at least remember your order number?

it has analog component video outputs.. shud i contact microsoft(if yes then how) or is there sumthing i m nt doing right??? Where did you get this information from? Reinstall Windows 8.1 Without Cd Now amend the file depending on the version which is included in your particular copy and the version which you want to install.

Many of you seem to be speaking a language that's not English. After the download begins, close the setup tool. so then i am left with a big paperweight. this content Jamie October 28, 2012 at 10:52 pm # I tried the registry change and it worked.

Previously, the Product Key for Windows was attached as a label on the computer so that, in the event that the computer required reinstallation, the key could be referenced for activation.For The only known issue is with the desktop wallpaper and themes. Greatly appreciated for the info. I have checked it many times.

For Professional edition which will be the best bet for most of the users, paste the following context into the ei.cfg file. Reply Tim January 20, 2013 at 1:20 pm # I downloaded the $39.95 upgrade and it installed fine. Code Johnny Code, Code! Crash2009 Posts: 3662Joined: 17 May 2012Location: Ann Arbor, Michigan HTPC Specs: CPU: Phenom II X4 965, Water Kuhler Mobo: Asus M4A78PRO RAM: Corsair 8GB HDD: 120GB SSD, 5TB WD Black

I had a media center upgrade key for some time which I got for free. Reply Frankie May 19, 2013 at 10:31 am # I have done all of this up to the arrow but I dont understand how to go to administrator tools Can you So after installeing it was giving the error message mentioned above because it was an upgarde copy that she bought, i edited the registry as above and presto it worked. I'm running windows 8 Single Language and my 8.1 setup is also SL edition.

Installed on a computer on which a torrent copy of windows 8 was installed, thee was nothing left from a previous windows 7 pro install on it. I see the workaround part at the end of the article but that's after installation i assume.