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Installation question.

Fallout2552
  • 46 months ago

A friend gave me a spare windows 8.1 key he had and my pc should be built in s few days so how would I get Windows if I only have the product key?

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  • 46 months ago
  • 1 point

A friend gave me a spare windows 8.1 key he had and my pc should be built in s few days so how would I get Windows if I only have the product key?

Is it a backup disc that was provided with a prebuilt computer? Has it ever been used before?

  • 46 months ago
  • 1 point

He e-mailed me the code and it hasn't been used

  • 46 months ago
  • 1 point

Use microsoft download tool which will let you creat a usb installer or dvd

https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/software-download/windows8

Just use your key to activate.

  • 46 months ago
  • 1 point

No piracy

Do not use that key. It is likely pirated or illegitimate.

  • 46 months ago
  • 1 point

There's not nearly enough information here to make that claim.

  • 46 months ago
  • 1 point

OK. An emailed code just doesn't sound legit.

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