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I am installing Windows 8.1 from Windows 7 Ultimate by Windows 8.1 setup exe.

But, after entering the keys- (Your product keys checks out), it says "We can't connect right now ". Check your internet connection.

But internet connection is OK. What's the problem. Please help.

I want to tell here that but when I install Windows 8 pro from Windows 7 Ultimate or same PC, it starts installing/downloading. But it is creating problem only with Windows 8.1.

Please help.

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maybe the servers are busy, do you have legit key? – George Dima Oct 18 '13 at 14:39
Hi ! I got the key from a friend. The key is good and valid. But i don't know whether it's legitimate. But the problem i am facing is internet connection error ? You mean to suggest that this error is due illegitimate key ? – nandram Oct 18 '13 at 14:54
take a ethernet cable and connect directly to you modem – Shekhar Oct 18 '13 at 15:00
it could be that soft firewall or hosts file is blocking your communication with microsoft servers... – George Dima Oct 18 '13 at 15:01
Just uninstalled NIS. – nandram Oct 18 '13 at 15:04

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