|Jan 23, 2013, 02:02 AM||#1|
Windows 8 bootcamp - activation key not working
I installed windows 8 pro (60 EUR) on my iMac yesterday via bootcamp. Everything works fine except the product key that came with the disk and allowed me to install windows 8 does not work for the activation with Microsoft?
Does anyone know why and what I need to do
|Feb 6, 2013, 02:23 AM||#3|
what did u end up having to do?
I then installed it on my mac mini using usb stick and parallels 8 with no problem using the activation key microsoft emailed me. it is running fine but i was playing around and clicked on the flag on the menu bar and one of the messages asked for the activation key again, i entered it and it says it is only good for upgrades. It still works.
My question is is microsoft gonna disable it like they would a trial after a couple of weeks? I guess i want be able to get updates etc.?
|Feb 6, 2013, 06:21 AM||#4|
upgrade keys cannot be used for a clean install. However, google is your friend
'11 MBP 2.3GHz 16GB RAM 240GB SSD 15" Anti-Glare screen OS X 10.10.1
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