Windows 8.1 pro VL edition

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  1. carola

    carola MDL Junior Member

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    Hi,

    Can i use a licence key of windows pro on a dvd of a Pro VL Edition please ?

    Thank you .

    ;)
     
  2. EFA11

    EFA11 Avatar Guru

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    no will not work. VL needs MAK/KMS key
     
  3. Tito

    Tito Super Mod / Adviser
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    #3 Tito, Oct 28, 2013
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    VL edition of Pro can be converted to retail/OEM as well.

    ;)
     
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  4. EFA11

    EFA11 Avatar Guru

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    by just changing key? doh! :laie:
     
  5. Tito

    Tito Super Mod / Adviser
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    Yep.

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  6. MSDNAA

    MSDNAA MDL Senior Member

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    Yes that's true, retail key can be used on Pro VL and the MAK Key can be used on 8.1 Pro Retail, vice versa

    Cheers
     
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  7. carola

    carola MDL Junior Member

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    Thank you a lot for all that !!!

    a question :

    "VL edition of Pro can be converted to retail/OEM as well."

    with the ei.cfg file ?
     
  8. codemaster

    codemaster MDL Novice

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    Tried converting VL to retail edition using a retail key. Sure I managed to activate it after ringing Microsoft and using my key which I transferred from another old computer, but VL remained VL even when I managed to get it activated with a retail key.
     
  9. panchop

    panchop MDL Member

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    Yes, changing key change VL to Pro, BUT, (already answered), the resulting "Retail" can't update to ProWMC!!!, you loose the posibility
     
  10. EFA11

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    brain fart on my end :D

    I knew you can go Retail -> VL I guess never considered VL -> Retail :D
     
  11. tancrède

    tancrède MDL Novice

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    #12 tancrède, Jan 20, 2014
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    Hi. A pro key who work with Win 8.1 VL (mak), by phone activation, is 180 days or permanent ?????

    There's a guy who told me that 180 days is only the affair of KMSpico.

    Tancrède
     
  12. tancrède

    tancrède MDL Novice

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    Hi. A pro key who work with Win 8.1 VL (mak), by phone activation, is 180 days or permanent ?????

    There's a guy who told me that 180 days is only the affair of KMSpico.

    Tancrède
     
  13. fkar

    fkar MDL Recognized Advisor

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    Phone activation gives you permanent activation.
    If you still have doubt, run this command in command prompts and wait for couple of seconds to get the result via Windows Script Host.

    slmgr /xpr ;)
     
  14. tancrède

    tancrède MDL Novice

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    OK and thanks. Mean that a Retail or a VL is always activated permanetly by phone. Exact ?

    Is there a way to convert a Retail in a VL ?

    Tancrède
     
  15. fkar

    fkar MDL Recognized Advisor

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    Yes, phone activations are permanent.

    Yes, you can simply convert Retail to VL by using gVLK.
     
  16. tancrède

    tancrède MDL Novice

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    Is there not a ei.c...file, or something like-it to convert for making a VL or Retail WIn 8.1 ?????
     
  17. Tito

    Tito Super Mod / Adviser
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    If you have already installed it, then simply changing the key changes the licensing channel.
     
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  18. tancrède

    tancrède MDL Novice

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    I installed a Retail, but have a VL key

    Tancrède