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I recently downloaded Windows 8 Professional N 32/64 and got a product key from Dreamspark. However when I try to install Windows 8, it asks me for a product key. I enter it and it fails:

The present key you have entered will not work with this edition of Windows. Try another key.

I checked the product key, and even copy pasted it. It still doesn't work.

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Did you download Windows 8 Pro N 32/64 from dreamspark as well? – Musa Dec 22 '12 at 18:14
Musa, Yes I did, I downloaded it this morning from Dreamspark shop. @Ofiris: I already checked the product key many times in my shopping cart, I copy/pasted it. It still doesn't work. – user1923919 Dec 22 '12 at 18:20
Check out your shopping cart, you would be able to see the correct CD-KEY for your downloaded product. If you have more than one download, maybe you got confused. – Ofiris Dec 22 '12 at 18:43
Hi Oliveira. Please register your Stack Overflow account, then come back here and log in with the same details here. This way you can edit your question, add comments, et cetera. – slhck Dec 22 '12 at 19:11
Copy/Paste won't help, It's not that you're entering the key wrong, it's that you're entering the wrong key. :) For example: the non-"N" keys won't work with the "N" media. – Ƭᴇcʜιᴇ007 Dec 22 '12 at 20:20

Call 1-877-MY-MS-STORE (1-877-696-7786) for US/CA support, or UK support at 0844 800 2400. Oddly enough, the Microsoft Store is the support provider for DreamSpark purchases.

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