If I format my computer I will lost my windows 8.1 license? How can I install my win 8.1 again after formatting my computer?
- DickLv 71 year ago
You need to do a "Recovery". Go to the Windows Search and do a search for Recovery. Once there are several options. You don't need to lose anything these days and you certainly won't lose your 8.1 LIcense Number.
- keerokLv 71 year ago
To reinstall, get an installer. So that you don't lose your license, write it down.
- Chris AncorLv 71 year ago
Put the Windows installation disk in & follow the instructions.
- Bill-MLv 71 year ago
You would not have that problem If you would have upgraded to Windows 10. Windows 10 Registers your installation in it's data base. So when you reinstall, it will automatically update as long as you sign in with the same user name and password. I THINK 8.1 will do the same.
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- Anonymous1 year ago
Go to my computer/properties look at the bottom where it says your product ID, that is ur windows license, Write down the product ID on a piece of paper, Format/Reinstall windows 8, then use the ID you wrote down. And you keep ur license.