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WINDOWS 8.1 Activation key problem

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Microsoft Windows 8.1 (64-bit)

I brought 5 hp desktop pc's and installed windows 10 and one  8.1 OS  but i want to change 8.1 activation key to another pc when i tried to activate it showing product key is wrong.

So i Formatted windows 8.1 product key activated pc and reinstall windows 10 it will work for windows 10 key

Same process i will try for windows 8.1 OS but it showing WRONG key how to solve

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Hi,

 

You have 4 Windows 10 machines and 1 Windows 8.1 machine. Please ONLY use Windows 8.1 key on Windows 8.1 machine, you can't mix them.

 

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I wrongly installed windows 8.1  in one of my pc so formatted 8.1 OS and installed 10 in that pc it is activated  so i want to install windows 8.1 in new machine with already activated windows 8.1 key just like transfer (OEM PACK)plz help me how to activate windows key

 

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Hi,

 

It should activate automatically unless you installed a wrong version of Windows 8.1.  Do you know the key ? Otherwise please use the following tool to get it:

   http://www.belarc.com/free_download.html

When run this tool, it produces a report, scroll down to Software Management section. Windows 8, 8.1 or 10  product key is in there.

You can also use the following tool to find out:

  https://www.magicaljellybean.com/keyfinder/

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