Windows 8.1 installation disc for a friend


  1. Posts : 33
    Windows 10 Pro
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    Windows 8.1 installation disc for a friend


    I have 8.1. For future reinstallation, I downloaded and burned an ISO from here: http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/w...-refresh-media

    What I want to know is if this will work for a friend's computer and I can just use his Windows 8 product key to activate it, or is this installation media tied to my product key?

    Edit: Probably should have posted this at eight forums. My bad.
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  2. Kyhi's Avatar
    Posts : 3,112
    Windows 3.1 to Windows 10
       #2

    Yes you can use that media on his PC and Yes you can use his windows 8 key..
    As long as the media edition matches the installation key (Pro edition - Pro key) (Core edition - Core Key)
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