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activate windows 8.1 using windows 8 oem key [duplicate]

I have a dell laptop that came with windows 8 (OEM) I upgraded to 8.1 and yesterday I had to reinstall the windows so I created a windows 8.1 usb using an iso from the internet (windows 8.1 pro 64 ...
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Can I switch the User-Agent header for only a single web site?

I have to use a particular web site for work, but this web site checks to see whether I'm using Internet Explorer and, if not, won't allow me to log in. I can switch my User-Agent header using the ...
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Windows (ALL) OEM activation

Looking for solid confirmation on how Windows(XP,Vista,7,8) OEM can be reinstalled/activated Windows XP (Home/Professional) OEM(SLP) (Dell, HP etc.) Using GRTMHOEM_EN.iso (Generic Home OEM) ...
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Windows 8.1 Re-Installation on Acer Aspire - Key Issue

On Acer Aspire V3 model, Windows 8 recovery partition could not complete a fresh installation. It kept stumbling on error; it seems corrupted though I check the disk for erros/bad sectors and did not ...
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How to clean (re)install of Windows 8 OEM to a new SSD?

I know this was asked many times, however I have not found an exact answer or method suitable for Asus. (closest question, but no clear answer: Clean install Windows 8.1 or Windows 8 from OEM key) I ...
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How to tell which Edition/Version of Windows was OEM?

As in my previous question, I'm working on reverting my ASUS 10TP system back to 8.1 so I can reinstall. I installed 10TP near the beginning of the release cycles, this month I discovered that I ...
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Windows 8 product key not working

was was running windows 8.1 for a long time on my laptop. Then a couple of weeks ago i installed windows 10 insider preview and used the product key that was provided by Microsoft to use with windows ...
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Windows 8 Install on new SSD using recovery USB failed (ASUS)

On my ASUS X551M laptop my old harddrive failed (as said by ASUS tech support). Before that they suggested to trying to recover the HD and tried but finally they said HDD issue. Replaced a new SSD. ...
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Restoring ASUS laptop to factory settings

I have a ASUS X552M laptop with Windows 8 running on it, I wanted to install Ubuntu in dual-boot. However, the installation froze so I had to restart my computer, then I couldn't boot Windows I got ...
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Downgrade Windows 10 from recovery partition

I have an Acer laptop with an OEM Windows 8.1 originally installed on it. After upgrading to Windows 10 I would need to do a factory reset. If I go to Disk Management, the recovery partition seems to ...