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Topic # 217771 11-Jul-2017 17:59
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hey guys i really  need a working genuine win 8 key urgently can anyone help please


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  Reply # 1819768 11-Jul-2017 18:06
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  Reply # 1819769 11-Jul-2017 18:12
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What the heck is that it's a genuine key I need.

 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 1819771 11-Jul-2017 18:14
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https://pricespy.co.nz/product.php?p=2245388

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  Reply # 1819774 11-Jul-2017 18:17
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buy one from ebay, plenty to choose from, cheap, quick delivery.


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  Reply # 1819779 11-Jul-2017 18:33
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dimsim:

buy one from ebay, plenty to choose from, cheap, quick delivery.



Be careful buying online, lots of these keys will be from fraudulent MSDN / bizspark / dreamspark accounts. Just because the key activates doesn't make it genuine. When the account gets detected by Microsoft the key will likely be blacklisted.

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  Reply # 1819781 11-Jul-2017 18:35
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What @chevrolux is really saying with that pretty amusing link is the fact using Windows 8 is not recommended given Windows 10 is a free upgrade to it (and unpatched Windows 8 / 8.1 installations were affected by Wannacry). If you're in need of a key you're best to buy Windows 10 straight from the Microsoft Store. It is technically against the Microsoft terms and conditions to resell a once used key.

 

Buying a key from eBay is also not recommended as I've seen plenty of sellers who are quite happy to sell either a pirated or dubious key. Always stick to new if possible.





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  Reply # 1819798 11-Jul-2017 19:21
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michaelmurfy:

 

What @chevrolux is really saying with that pretty amusing link is the fact using Windows 8 is not recommended given Windows 10 is a free upgrade to it (and unpatched Windows 8 / 8.1 installations were affected by Wannacry). If you're in need of a key you're best to buy Windows 10 straight from the Microsoft Store. It is technically against the Microsoft terms and conditions to resell a once used key.

 

Buying a key from eBay is also not recommended as I've seen plenty of sellers who are quite happy to sell either a pirated or dubious key. Always stick to new if possible.

 

 

 

 

agreed, seems like OP was looking for a quick alternative route for a license rather than through a channel.


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  Reply # 1821083 12-Jul-2017 10:35
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I have purchased plenty (30+) from Kinguin (win 7 and 10) with no issues .

 

https://www.kinguin.net/category/18536/windows-8-1-standard-oem-key/

 

 

 

Having said that why wouldn't you just get a Win10 key and skip the pain and suffering that comes with using 8.1

 

https://www.kinguin.net/category/22175/windows-10-home-oem-key/

 

 


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  Reply # 1821369 12-Jul-2017 16:45
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dimsim:

 

 

 

agreed, seems like OP was looking for a quick alternative route for a license rather than through a channel.

 

 

and yet
"What the heck is that it's a genuine key I need. "
smile

 

Want genuine : then buy from MS or PBTech etc .
want dodgy, buy some used key off someone or from some overseas seller .

If its for a reinstall on a laptop (just a guess), the key should be embedded in the bios . That key can be extracted & manually
entered in a reinstall if it isnt automatically detected/entered


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