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Windows 8 Thread, Grrr... Need Windows 8 ISO now any links? in Technical; Damn my life !!!!! Cheers for all the help though Originally Posted by nephilim I would say no for security ...
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    Damn my life !!!!! Cheers for all the help though
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    I would say no for security sake.

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    Quote Originally Posted by alexbillbridgnorth View Post
    This may sound bad but can I just download Windows 8 Pro as a ISO via torrent website and use an official licensing key to activate?
    Yes (but only if the SHA-1 checksums match the ones listed here).

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    If you have volume you should be using enterprise anyway otherwise you ill be n a world of hurt later when you try to manage suff like the start screen which you can't do with pro, only enterprise. Bitlocker is also only on Enterprise I think.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SYNACK View Post
    If you have volume you should be using enterprise anyway otherwise you ill be n a world of hurt later when you try to manage suff like the start screen which you can't do with pro, only enterprise. Bitlocker is also only on Enterprise I think.
    That assumes that you have SA. Having a volume license doesn't necessarily give you access to SA stuff.

    But if you do have SA, go ahead and fill your boots

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    Quote Originally Posted by Norphy View Post
    That assumes that you have SA.
    You'll be able to get the Enterprise editions under the Open and Select/Select Plus programs next month.

    Microsoft will sell Windows Enterprise Edition stand alone SKU 1st March « Neowin

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    Isn't the iso pretty much useless without the product key? From what I remember you only get 3 days to activate before windows becomes useless (mind you some people think windows is useless even after activation!)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jobos View Post
    Isn't the iso pretty much useless without the product key? From what I remember you only get 3 days to activate before windows becomes useless (mind you some people think windows is useless even after activation!)
    no you can get up to 120 days iirc and even then it works just nags you. i bought an oem lic no disc for my new nuc and used the pro dvd from vlsc quite happily

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    Sign up for a dreamspark? Think they are still going and should have the ISO you need.

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    I have DreamSpark and it is not on there.



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