How to Enter or Change Windows 8.1, 10 Product Key

By: Radu Tyrsina
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Another quick guide from Wind8Apps is here – this time we’re going to tell you how you can quickly and easily enter or change your Windows 8.1 product key, if you are in need of such an operation. Read below for more.
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Some of you might get the feeling that the single moment when you will be needing your Windows 8 product key is only during the installation process itself. However, you need to keep it handy all the times, as you might need it for a reinstall or whenever your credentials could be affected, such as with some botched Windows 8.1 Update installations. Below, we’re going to enlist some easy steps that you can take in order to enter your product key in Windows 8.1 to validate it or to change it.

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The steps that you need to take are the same when looking to access PC info, rename your PC or join a domain. So you can read those articles, or follow the simple guide from below to arrive to the setting page that you need to access.

1. First of all, you will need to open the Charms Bar by swiping to to the top right corner or pressing Windows logo + W
2. Then, you have to choose the search button and type there ‘PC Settings
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3. From there, you now need to select the ‘PC and Devices‘ sub-section
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4. From the ‘PC and Devices’ menu, choose the PC info section
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5. Enter or change your product key here, and be careful that dashes will be added automatically. You can find the Product ID of your Windows 8.1 either on the DVD or on the email which confirms your purchase.
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This was really easy, wasn’t it? Now that you have changed your product key, you will see what is the edition of Windows that you are running and whether it is activated or not.

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