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Install Windows 8.1 with Windows 8 key

Usually, we can upgrade win 8 to win 8.1 via windows store.
But for this kind of major update, to perform a clean install is a better idea.
We can follow below steps to install win 8.1 with win 8 key:

Enable IPC$ for Windows 8

Open regedit, and drill down to this key:

Under this key you will need to create a new DWORD value called:

Set it to 1, and reboot.


regsvr32 -u "C:Program FilesMSN Messengerfsshext.dll"