So, in this article, I'll show you the complete procedure for downloading a Windows 8.1 ISO using a Windows 8 product key. Subscribe Also read: Deal with the SecureBoot isn't configured correctly watermark in Windows 8.1 Quick Tip: Change Microsoft live to a local account in Windows 8.1 Create ISO files in Windows Windows 8.0 involved a convoluted forced upgrade to Windows 8.1 via the Microsoft Store. If that doesn't work, contact your system administrator." and in red below that: Windows can't activate. great post to read
I am running Windows 8 Pro without issue, some still using driver from Win 7 64-bit. You guessed it, couldn't download 8.1 with an 8.0 key. Dell won’t send me a reinstall disk, but they say that this computer was downgraded to Windows 7, and so that the key that I have should work for Windows 8 Very simple, then it steps to the folder place to create an ISO, which I don't see why, cause when it is done, there is not ISO in the folder you
Burn the ISO to DVD Burning the ISO to DVD in Windows 7 is an easy procedure with the built-in Windows Disc Image Burner. Login or register to post comments sikandar on Dec 15, 2015 hi Login or register to post comments najwa on Nov 4, 2016 Be or no be Login or register to I wanted to rebuild it because it was getting unstable. I have an 8.1 ISO.
To continue, click Next. close WindowsWindows 10 Windows RT Windows 8 Windows 7 Windows Vista Windows XP MobileWindows Phone Mobile Devices CloudOneDrive Outlook.com Skype Windows Server Office Music & Videos GamesXbox 360 Xbox One Other Windows version users need to buy a license of Windows 8.1. [Guide] How to Upgrade to Windows 8.1 from Windows 8, Windows 7, XP and Vista? Windows 8 Iso Download At the moment the provided ISO file doesn’t contain the recently released Update, so you’ll need to update Windows straight after installation has finished to guarantee you have the latest version.
I didn't think so. Install Windows 8, then essentially download enough patches and updates to equal another Windows ISO. Can I do a fresh install using generic Pro key and revert to basic version while activating using my original Win 8 OEM key?? http://dellwindowsreinstallationguide.com/a-clean-install-of-windows-8-1/installation-of-windows-8-1-with-a-windows-8-0-retail-product-key-notes/ Let's see how to Install Windows 8.1 without a product key.
Full Bio Contact See all of Greg's content × Full Bio Greg Shultz is a freelance Technical Writer. Rw Everything As I mentioned, you'll need to perform this trick from a Windows 7 system. Once ei.cfg is within the "sources" folder... ...we can install Windows 8.1 without a product key. The installation and activation for this license type is therefore more similar to a retail license.
Anyway, I do know as much as I am all over the web, I have not seen anyone post this stuff. look at this site If you wish to proceed with the downgrade (not recommended) you should at least provide some basic information such as the model and post on the Dell Community Microsoft OS Forums Windows 8.1 [version] [32 Or 64 Bit] Generic Key I created an ISO USB boot tool and followed the instructions on the screen. Windows 8.1 N My computer was preloaded with win 8 and has the OEM on the motherboard.
Lanboy Hey Vishal, I have windows 8 with media center (craked) n i want to upgrade/install windows 8.1 i have a windows 8.1 iso , but when I open to install http://sortpictures.net/windows-8/windows-cannot-access-shared-folder-windows-8.html The 8.0 install media doesn't recognize 8.1 images, arrrrrghhh! probably not. The download is practically the same size as the full .iso. Windows 8.1 Iso Download
Experienced end users accepted that they got the license for cheaper and their only limitation was that they couldn’t transfer the license or get Microsoft support. Christopher I just tried the 8.1 key from the last link posted and it no longer works. Login or register to post comments PeterAUS on Nov 22, 2014 Today I factory-reset a laptop that came with Windows 8.0, then upgraded to Windows 8.1 using this new USB media. my company SGK PLEASE CAN SOME GIVE THE PRODUCT KEY FOR WINDOWS 8.1 PRO BUILD 9600 Enterprise evaluation edition Nabil I Just Add the Serial Key And It Write " Thanks For Activating
This article is also available as a TechRepublic Screenshot Gallery. Windows 8.1 Product Key Follow the instructions here to download a Windows 8.1 Pro with Update 1 .iso which will accept your Windows 8 Pro OEM UEFI BIOS SLP key: http://dellwindowsreinstallationguide.com/download-microsoft-windows-and-office/download-microsoft-windows/download-windows-8-1-retail-and-oem-iso/ Reply William Page says: Dan so with all current updates installed including hidden and optional install still fails removed everything I can possible remove hardware wise and still issues.
Then click the Burn button. ERROR The requested URL could not be retrieved The following error was encountered while trying to retrieve the URL: http://0.0.0.7/ Connection to 0.0.0.7 failed. Reply philipyip says: 28/04/2015 at 09:26 The product key in the UEFI BIOS cannot be changed via software as it would be a disaster if it could. Windows Media Creation Tool It should work.
Editor's Note: Here is the trick part. My TechNet 8.0 ISO will read and use the embedded key in my laptop no problem. In other words, if you received a computer with Windows 8 preinstalled, then you have an OEM Product Key and you cannot use that type of key for this procedure. imp source There is still an official windows 8 sticker on the back.