By now almost everyone knows that a product key is what allows you to activate the operating system or a software on your computer. Each software and operating system has its own product keys. When you purchase a software from the maker, you’re given a product key that you can use to activate the product on your machine and it is usually unique for licensing and tracking reasons.
Your Windows 8.1 OS too requires a product key if it is to be activated for full functionality on your system. Here’s a couple of ways on how to download a product key for Windows 8.1 64 bit or 32 bit.
1. Fetch the Keys from the Internet
The internet is always the first source of any information and product keys for use with Windows 8.1 are of no exception. There are a number of online forums from where you can download product keys for your Windows 8.1 machine. The following are some of the keys you can use on your computer:
When you install the operating system and you’re asked to enter a product key, please use any one of the above keys and that will let you activate the copy of your Windows OS. In case a key does not work for you, try the next one and that should work.
2. Using Windows 8.1 Pro Product Key Generator
Keygens are product key generators that help you with generating valid product keys for your Windows machines. All you need to do is install one of these keygens on your computer and ask it to provide you with a key and it will do that for you.
You can find a popular keygen at this link. Download and install the keygen on your computer and then launch it. When it launches, select your operating system version from the dropdown menu and hit return to get a valid product key for your product. The keygen supports Windows 8 and hence should be fine to do the job for you.
There are several keygens available out there in the market so you can try another if the above one doesn’t work for you.
3. Use PassFab Product Key Recovery to Retrieve Your Windows 8.1 Product Key
If the situation is that you indeed had a valid product key to activate your copy of Windows 8.1 but you misplaced or forgot it and now your system is asking for it, then you can have it retrieved using an application on your computer. PassFab Product Key Recovery is recommended to find Office or Windows product key with a simple click.
Open this product key finder on your PC, and then click "Get Key" option, all product keys for Windows and Office are recovered and displayed.
With these Windows 8/8.1 product key finders and retrievers at your disposal, you’re never going to lose your product keys as you always have a way to either generate it or retrieve it from your device. We hope the above guide helps you get a product key for your Windows 8.1 OS. Last but not leat, if you create a login password for Windows 8 system and can't remember it after some time, you can check out this post about how to bypass Windows 8 password.
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