Clean install windows 8.1 with windows 8 product key

Discussion in 'Windows 8' started by cerozz96, Oct 3, 2014.

  1. cerozz96

    cerozz96 MDL Novice

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    Hi everyone, i have a laptop with windows 8 preinstalled, i want to do a clean install with the windows 8.1 iso, my question is: Will my windows 8 product key work? or i need another key?
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  2. Carlos Detweiller

    Carlos Detweiller MDL Spinning Tortoise

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    For installing you need a generic install key. Afterwards just insert your key and activate.
     
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  4. cerozz96

    cerozz96 MDL Novice

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    Thank you guys
     
  5. cerozz96

    cerozz96 MDL Novice

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    Hi guys i've used rufus to make my usb bootable in gpt mode, but when i try to install windows 8.1 it says that there are no driver, so i downloaded the sata drivers to another usb and try to load them, but it doesn't, it say that there are no driver... what can i do?