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I obtained a licence key for Windows 8 Enterprise 64 bit edition when I have MSDN subscription active. I forgot to download ISO image of Windows 8 64 bit Enterprise edition at that time.

Recently I came to know my subscription got expired. Now whenever I try to access the download page it is showing Me as

Your Subscription is expired. Please contact Administrator

Is there a way to download a Windows 8 Enterprise 64 bit edition ISO image? Can anyone share or help me with your inputs related to getting ISO full version of Windows 8 Enterprise edition?

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    Not an answer to your question so I will leave this as a comment, but "legally" you can't use your key anymore either. Once your subscription expired your key is no longer considered a "legal" key (it may work, and windows may activate, but you ARE violating the EULA so you are still technically "pirating" windows). – Scott Chamberlain Mar 3 '13 at 6:04
  • @ScottChamberlain: Atleast Is there a way or possibility to upgrade from my existing Windows 8 basic(which i receieved when i purchase of NEW Laptop on Feb 25,2013) to Windows 8 Enterprise edition with any other way?? – venkat Mar 3 '13 at 6:17
  • I agree with @ScottChamberlain... You can obtain your DVD in any way, it doesn't matter (I actually downloaded it from Torrent because it was really faster than the official MS source); your license is invalid. You can update (legally) to the PRO version of Win8 using the Upgrade Wizard in control panel.f – AndreaCi Mar 4 '13 at 9:45
  • You can't upgrade a Windows 8 or Windows 8 Professional to Windows 8 Enterprise – Ramhound Jul 8 '13 at 0:34
  • Here you are. Source – mirh Jan 19 '18 at 21:37

Update: aaah ok, this is what you're looking for:


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    It is showing as Evaluation edition. I need Full Version(No pirated) of Windows 8 64 bit Enterprise edition of ISO Image. In the site it has given as.... A few things to note for Windows 8 Enterprise Evaluation edition: The evaluation edition will expire and cannot be upgraded. To upgrade, the evaluation must be uninstalled and a non-evaluation version of Windows must be re-installed from your original installation media. – venkat Mar 3 '13 at 6:04
  • @Dan That is the link the OP was referring to in his original post, if your MSDN subscription is expired the download links do not work. – Scott Chamberlain Mar 3 '13 at 6:09
  • @Dan: Files you can’t download: Everyone can view Subscriber Downloads. If you haven't already, you'll be prompted to sign in when you attempt to download a product or view product keys. If you don't have a subscription, you can view what's available, but you can't download any products. – venkat Mar 3 '13 at 6:09
  • Finally i can say I'm really unlucky, unfortunate and missed out the subscription benefits i feel. – venkat Mar 3 '13 at 6:12
  • As long as the checksum of the ISO file is the same- who cares where you get it from? The only thing that matters is that your license is still valid- are you sure you don't have a perpetual license? Read this: stackoverflow.com/questions/456124/… – Austin ''Danger'' Powers Mar 3 '13 at 6:16

Microsoft's Windows 8 Setup utility will download an ISO image, or create a bootable USB stick, of Windows 8. Using it requires entering a valid product key for Windows 8. I haven't tested this myself so I don't know if it will download a Windows 8 Enterprise image.

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