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Is my windows 8 legal?

I just bought windows 8.1 from a local online seller (don't live in the US) and I am having a feeling that it isn't legal because the price was somewhat low. The seller advertised the copy as ...
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Confused about Windows 8.1 MSDN update

I've just installed Windows 8 from an MSDN ISO, activated with a DreamSpark key, and updated. Now the store shows the free update to Windows 8.1, but as far as I know, it shouldn't be available for ...
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1answer
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How to use Windows 8.1 RTM with 8.0 key? [duplicate]

Is it possible to use the Windows 8.1 RTM Build from MSDN with an existing Windows 8.0 key? I updated my laptop using one of our MSDN keys, and thought it would be possible to change back to the 8.0 ...
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Windows update stops working after upgrade to Pro

I have a Samsung 7 Gamer laptop that comes with Windows 8 installed. I have an MSDN subscription and I wanted to install Windows 8 Pro. I have tried both adding the Pro code into the pre-installed ...
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2answers
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Why is the Enterprise version of Windows 8 a smaller download?

From my MSDN subscriber account, I see that the Windows 8 Enterprise edition is a smaller sized download than the regular edition (3329 MB vs 3416 MB): I looked up Wikipedia to double check - the ...
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2answers
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Why can't I download Windows 8 Pro with my MSDN subscription?

I'm an MSDN subscriber, and as such I have access to all Microsoft applications for development and testing purposes. However, when I go to download Windows 8 Pro, I find downloads for the following ...
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3answers
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Where can I get a Windows 8 side-loading product key?

I have Windows 8 available through MSDN, as such, I have access to a lot of things such as volume licensing, though for now I'm just using the regular single-license Windows 8 Enterprise. I've tried ...
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What is “Windows 8 N” and how is it different from “Windows 8”? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What are the ā€œNā€ versions of Windows 8? I have an MSDN account and one thing I noticed is that there seems to be 2 different versions of Windows 8. For instance, there ...
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1answer
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What are the “N” versions of Windows 8?

Microsoft just released the final Windows 8 versions for MSDN members, before its consumer release in october. Anyway, I am a MSDN member. Today I went to see my downloads page and I found a list of ...
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What are the differences between the Windows 8 editions available on MSDN?

My DreamSpark account shows me several download links for Windows 8. I am not sure what is the difference between them and which one is suitable for me. Microsoft Windows 8 with Apps 32-bit ...