8.1 does not work with windows 8 genuine serial ?

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  1. parisien

    parisien MDL Novice

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    #1 parisien, Sep 8, 2013
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    Hello.

    I have on my computer windows 8 pro and i wanted to update it to windows 8.1.

    I burned the iso Windows_8.1_EN-US_x64.ISO and tried to install it.

    When installing it wants a serial number and my windows 8 genuine serial does not work.

    Do you know why ?

    Thank you.
     
  2. rrohela

    rrohela MDL Expert

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    #2 rrohela, Sep 8, 2013
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    Use install only Key to install & when setup complete then use your genuine key to activate...
     
  3. Jessica Alba

    Jessica Alba MDL Expert

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    you have to install it with a 8.1 gvlk key then activate with your windows 8 retail key online or phone:)
     
  4. parisien

    parisien MDL Novice

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    Hello and thank you for your answer.

    @rrohela : When i launch it, it ask me if i want to download important updates or not and then ask for the key !!!
    @Jessica Alba : Where can i find this key ?
     
  5. pisthai

    pisthai Imperfect Human

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    rrohela MDL Expert

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    Check you PM...
     
  7. MrG

    MrG MDL Addicted

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    Thats what I did & it worked for me too :D
     
  8. parisien

    parisien MDL Novice

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    Thank you.

    I installed with the key of pisthai

    but i still have 2 problem.

    I don't find how to install the french language pack fr-fr/lp.cab

    and i don't find how to insert my genuine key ?

    Thank you
     
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  10. kelorgo

    kelorgo MDL Addicted

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    Open the Settings charm and go to PC Settings. Go to the Activation category. There should be a button to enter a new product key.
     
  11. limpbizkit

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