Windows 8.1 Product Key: Do I Need it?

You’re probably wondering where you could find the product key for Windows 8.1. Well, if you bought the software, you’d now, if not … then read on

Windows users all over the world are wondering if they need a product key for Windows 8.1 and what exactly that is. We have first seen Windows 8.1 in a video preview some while ago, but only has it been released for free to those that already run Windows 8. Together with us, you have watched live the 2013 Build event from the Moscone Center. But during the entire talk we didn’t hear nothing regarding the product key.

Many folks were afraid that they would have to pay for the Windows 8.1 update. Luckily, this was not the case and it’s available for free. We’re just wondering if there will be frequent updates in the future or if Windows 8.1 was a needed quick update because of the furious users. Nonetheless, it brings important updates that are getting the love of users all over the world and this is great news for us here, as well, because we review Windows 8 apps.

But, let’s not get away from the question that made you be here – what is the product key for Windows 8.1?

Windows 8.1 product key: you might need it

You will need the Windows 8.1 product key only if you will download the Windows 8.1 ISO and you will install it like that. Currently, however, there are no ISO files to be downloaded, but they will be made soon public my Microsoft. However, when asked the product key, you will display the one from below, as it also says on Microsoft’s Windows 8.1 webpage.

windows 8.1 product key

We have attached above an image with the Windows 8.1 product key, as well.

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If you will install Windows 8.1 through the Windows Store, then you won’t need this product key at all. Remember, it is unique at the moment, so don’t look for torrents or suspicious warez files. If there will be an official update on this, we will definitely let you know about it.

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