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Media Creation Tool - Will 8.1 Pro Image Work With 8 Key?


Login or register to post comments SamR on Nov 10, 2014 I found this on the "Create installation media for Windows 8.1" site at the bottom. "If you’re running Windows 7, Maybe if I tried that it wouldn't work either because who knows I would need to start with Windows 7. I posted it quickly to get the news out there. You have a LEGAL Windows product key and Microsoft makes it hard for you to use their product. Source

If you created an ISO file, you'll have to modify the files inside it before burning it to disc. Connect with him on Google+. Thanks. 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

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Login or register to post comments jefferydmitchell on Nov 10, 2014 I wish Microsoft would do something to resolve the whole, "can't use Windows 8 product key with Windows 8.1" fiasco. Presumably it used the OEM 8.0 key burned into BIOS as it did not ask for one. The only catch is that you'll need a valid product key in order to download the file-and OEM keys (like the one that came on a sticker under your laptop) won't All you need to do is insert a blank DVD into your drive, or plug in a USB flash drive.

English – en-us if you're in the United States. I have a windows 8.1 pro OEM product key. Login or register to post comments littletinyfish on Nov 23, 2014 I just tried using my Win 8 key to do a clean install of Windows 8.1 with no luck. Windows 8 Iso Download Thanks for nothing guys! ...Just kidding!

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Get exclusive articles before everybody else. in Installation & Setup http://puu.sh/iFjaJ/02f189d0cf.jpg This is the error I get everytime I try to install the windows 8.1 pro ISO to my computer.

Im trying to download the 8.1 but my download is paused on 92% (!#$^@**) What do u do one year ago? Windows 7 Product Key I talked to an MS tech and they said Win 8 was only good for Win 8, which meant installing Win 8, updating, updating again, then updating to Win 8.1. When the tool starts, click "Accept" to accept the license terms. Enter the Microsoft Windows and Office ISO Download Tool.

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Right-click inside the sources folder, create a new text file, and name it ei.cfg . (Ensure it's named ei.cfg , and not ei.cfg.txt -- this may require ensuring file extensions are http://winsupersite.com/windows-8/create-installation-media-windows-81 I really need a detailed "for dummies" type of tutorial on how to do this. Create Installation Media For Windows 8 I bought Windows 8 as an upgrade, so it would be nice to know that I could reinstall it from scratch without a prior Windows pre-installed. Windows 7 Media Creation Tool Install 8.0 2.

Should have figured.Whatever it is that you 'bought', it apparently does not go with Win 8.1 Pro. That way, whenever you install Windows 7 in the future, you'll have one ISO with all the updates (at least up through May 2016) already included. Hello. I have been trying to activate 8.1 Pro. Windows 8.1 Iso Download

According to several readers, this tool does work with a Windows 8.0 product key, which is wonderful. Computer Type Laptop System Manufacturer/Model Number Dell Inspiron 15R 5521 OS Windows 10 Home/ Windows 10 TP/ Windows 8.1 Pro/ Windows 7 Pro CPU Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-3537U CPU @ 2.00GHz Motherboard I'll keep an eye out for that. have a peek here I have an 8.1 ISO.

When it's finished, you can click "Open DVD Burner" if you want to go ahead and create a disc or just click Finish if you don't want to make a disc Windows 7 Iso You will need to sign in with a Microsoft account before downloading. Hold down CTRL key and use mouse scroll wheel whilst on the Desktop.

Select the option you want and then click "Next." Choose a place to save the finished ISO file (or point the tool toward the right USB drive if that's the option

If you need to install Windows 8.1 from scratch, no longer do you need to install Windows 8 first, and then update through the store. Luckily, you can get around this limitation if you really want a fresh install of Windows 8.1. Start by downloading either the Windows 10 Media Creation Tool or the Windows 8.1 Media Creation Tool. Windows 8 Download Free Full Version 64 Bit I have it down loading but not a activation key to activate.

No, but that doesn't matter. If you try it out let me know please. RELATED ARTICLESHow to Update Windows 7 All at Once with Microsoft's Convenience RollupThe Last Windows 7 ISO You’ll Ever Need: How to Slipstream the Convenience Rollup The downloaded ISO you'll get Check This Out All Rights Reserved Tom's Hardware Guide ™ Ad choices Tech News Downloads Software Store Search for: BetaNews Hot Topics: Windows 10MicrosoftAppleCloudTabletsAndroidSecurityReviews Follow Us: Twitter Facebook Linked-in RSS How to use Microsoft's

Quote Media creation tool - will 8.1 Pro image work with 8 key? « Previous Thread | Next Thread » Forum Windows 8 Forums Windows Updates & Activation Media creation tool Login or register to post comments Backup77 on Nov 10, 2014 Thanks for posting this Paul it is indeed useful. When the tool asks what you want to do, select "Create installation media for another PC" and then click "Next." The Windows 8.1 version of the tool also does not provide I bought the $15 promotion at the time, but at a certain point since it was impossibile to get hold of an installation media neither via Micro$oft nor via OEM, I

Login or register to post comments IVEST on Nov 11, 2014 Tried this twice. In reality, there's a way we can get around this limitation. And it won't help you overcome some of the lingering issues with this release (like the inability to use a valid Windows 8.0 product key to install Windows 8.1 directly). This doesn't make sense,...

Paul could someone confirm this and create a guide? If you're going to use the installation media on that PC, go ahead and just click "Next." If you're planning to install it on a different PC, clear the "Use recommended options The file or directory is not a reparse point." I got the same error. Windows Media Creation tool error?

Login or register to post comments troys on Nov 15, 2014 My Dell desktop came with 8.1 and a Dell webpage says that my product key was "injected" into the motherboard. Thanks for any help you can offer! You'll also need a product key if you're running Windows 8 and trying to install Windows 8.1 Pro. Before connecting?

Note that in addition to the regular editions of the product (such as Home or Professional), you can also download regions specific editions such as Windows N (which is sold to Still, much appreciated.