Windows 8 Upgrade Activation Backup

Discussion in 'Windows 8' started by ser232, Oct 25, 2012.

  1. ser232

    ser232 MDL Novice

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    Hi All,
    Does anyone have any clue if it's possible to backup the Windows 8 Upgrade activation backup, so when I need to do a re-install I won't be needed to Install windows 7 again and activate it and then install windows 8?

    Thanks!
     
  2. Tito

    Tito Super Mod / Adviser
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    AFAIK, upgrade keys are special retail keys. So backup the activation with this, install fresh Windows 8 & restore it.

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  3. buaya_hunter

    buaya_hunter MDL Novice

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    Just curious, how many times can an upgrade key be used for activation a new installation before it reaches its activation limit?

    If it do reaches its activation limit, could we somehow contact Microsoft support to reactivate the