Reply to post: Re: 'OEM keys work just fine'

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Updraft102 Silver badge

Re: 'OEM keys work just fine'

Any old key you find on the net will do for downloading the Windows installer from MS. They don't check them as carefully as they do during activation (I would imagine any key you find floating around the net is already blacklisted for activation).

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