win 8 vl mak to win 8.1 vl help advise

Discussion in 'Windows 8' started by limpme, Feb 3, 2014.

  1. limpme

    limpme MDL Novice

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    currently hav win 8 vl mak activation.
    what must i do when upgrading to win8.1 vl to remain activated ?
    wil i loose activation when i upgrade ?
    must i hav a win 8.1 vl mak key to activate ?
    or will win 8.1 update auto activate as i hav valid win 8 mak already?
     
  2. EFA11

    EFA11 Avatar Guru

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    you need an 8.1 mak key for 8.1.. 8 Mak do not work at all with 8.1.

    If your key is VALID you would already have a Win8.1 Mak key since MS pushed them out to everyone who had 8 keys, a month before 8.1 came out.