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Date: 08 Apr 2016   Posted By: BISHAL MONDAL     Group: Computers    Category: Programming   

I have installed windows 10 from 8.1 on my HP laptop abut six moths ago. For past few days, the PC is asking about the product key. It turns off if the same is not provided. I want to install windows 8.1 as OS. What is the process to install 8.1 for free? Experts: kindly oblige.

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Author: Timmappa Kamat    09 Apr 2016      Member Level: Gold     Points : 3    Voting Score: 0

The Windows 10 version you have installed on your system is a non licensed version. It seems it has not been activated. Even if the version is non genuine, if it activated properly on your system you will not face any issues.
Only option left for you as of now would be to get the OS installed at your nearest computer store. They normally install an OEM version and successfully activate it. Unless your OS is activated, it will stop functioning in three days.


Author: Mahesh    11 Apr 2016      Member Level: Gold     Points : 3  (Rs 3)    Voting Score: 0

If the computer is asking for product key that means it has lost the activation details. You need to use the key on your product manual or the computer manual. Some of the times your bill has this key. And you can also call the Microsoft support for this type of the key.

Once you enter this key then you can able to login and do things properly. I suggest you to take the computer to the nearest hardware shop. This way you can make sure that the product is properly license and usable.


Author: [Anonymous]    11 Apr 2016      Member Level: Diamond     Points : 3  (Rs 3)    Voting Score: 0

Since you have installed windows 10 from 8.1 on your laptop and asking product key, it could be either crack version you installed or some OS driver corrupted if it is a genuine Win10 OS.

Now, you know better about installed software, thus, if you would like to continue with Win10 then follow the procedure given or re-install it. And, the same case for Windows 8.1 too, it means, you have to re-install it.


Author: arvind harti    12 Apr 2016      Member Level: Bronze     Points : 5  (Rs 5)    Voting Score: 0

Your windows 8.1 is in trial base you need Microsoft Toolkit 2.6.6 Tools to activate your windows 8.1

1. Download Microsoft Toolkit 2.6.6 and reinstall your windows 8.1
2. Download and Install Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5 { https://www.microsoft.com/en-in/download/details.aspx?id=42642 } .NET Framework 4.5 is necessary to run Microsoft Toolkit 2.6.6
3. Download Microsoft Toolkit 2.6.6 :- http://freemicrosofttoolkit.com/

How to Activate
1. Open Microsoft Toolkit 2.6.6
2. Click on windows Icon at the right bottom
3. Click on Activation link
4. Click on Install Button Below "Auto KMS"
5. Click on Activate
6. Click on EZ. Activator


That's it now your windows is fully activated


Author: Krishna Teja Yeluripati    02 Jun 2016      Member Level: Gold     Points : 3  (Rs 3)    Voting Score: 0

If the Windows operating system you are using is a legal copy, just enter the key mentioned on the CD cover, bill etc,. If the problem still persists, you must contact customer care or reinstall the operating system again. On the other hand, if your windows operating system is not a legal copy, you should remove the operating system entirely from your computer and then install a lower version of windows. The problem occurs again but it would not lead to switching off the system when key is not entered but the key is asked when ever you want to update the windows operating system to higher versions. This is the case with many computers as pirated copies from internet are used much now a days in place of legal copies due to cost.

Hope this answer helps to solve your problem.


Author: saket kumar    18 Jun 2016      Member Level: Silver     Points : 4  (Rs 4)    Voting Score: 0

If you want to install win 8.1 you can follow these steps:-
Step 1:-First download the the win 8.1 file. Step 2:- After the downloading the win 8.1 open this file and click on the install application. Step 3 :- After click on install win 8.1, after choose the local disk drive where you want to install. Step 4:- After the completing the instillation of win 8.1 , set the setting of the window. Step 5:- Create the user in the win 8.1 and use the win 8.1 if win 8.1 is already install, if you already install the win 8.1 the you will active the win 8.1.
So, active the win 8.1 follow these steps:- Step 1:- First download the win 8.1 activator form the internet.step 2:- Open the file. Step 3:- Choose the current o/s. Step 4:- Click on the activate option , then your computer will restart and the win will Activate.
Result:- After the win activate there is no need to give product key.

Saket singh
Everyday learner





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