Is there a way to install Windows 8.1 using a Windows 8 Product Key?

Discussion in 'Windows 8 Support' started by Joker, Nov 13, 2014.

  1. Joker


    Oct 9, 2014
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    Title asks it all!

    I want to be able to use my laptop's OEM key to install Windows 8.1 instead of having to go through hassle to get a Windows 8 ISO.

    Can anyone help?

    Joker, Nov 13, 2014
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  2. Joker


    Sep 8, 2013
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    Yes. I found this yesterday and I used it to download the Win 8.1 ISO and then burnt it to a bootable dvd.
    The article says you can use it to install Win 8.1 and you can use Win 8 product key at time of installation.
    Read this article......

    The only thing I don't know is...... does it actually work.
    I already have Win 8.1 Pro running. So, I keep the bootable DVD in case I need to re-install Win 8.1 Pro.
    davidhk129, Nov 14, 2014
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