I was very suspicious against this when i ordered it but thought it was worth a try since it was so cheap. I did not buy the key, but the guy who guided me to the keys bought several and never had any issue with them, so he says. I called Microsoft customer service and the rep said as long as it activated, it's good to use. Unfortunately, regardless of the licensing terms, persons still abuse the program, either giveaway product keys or resell it on auction sites. Hi, i'm maybe going to buy a new pc, but its without a operating system.
There is absolutely no downside to doing it this way. Hi, i'm maybe going to buy a new pc, but its without a operating system. New: A brand-new, unused, unopened, undamaged item in its original packaging where packaging is applicable. They have a volume license, though, so they don't need the keys, and they end up getting resold. New: A brand-new, unused, unopened and undamaged item. But has it some other cons? You are then given the option to contact microsoft and have them activate windows. Pleasantly surprised All of the low-effort reviews put me off, as they usually indicate bot reviews.
If the key works will my windows work normaly? All you need is a key to activate it or you can use it unactivated. Installed it for My littlesister and works just perfect!! Am I violating any licensing agreements? Bought it at 7:30pm, key arrived in an eBay message and through email the morning after. I've heard of people doing it successfully and saving a lot of money, that has not been my experience. Don't patronize these ebay clowns. If the Product key gets blacklisted will my pc stop working? I agree with what others have mentioned to you.
If the key works will my windows work normaly? So people can use the hardware. For additional information, see the Global Shipping Program This amount includes applicable customs duties, taxes, brokerage and other fees. Hi, i'm maybe going to buy a new pc, but its without a operating system. Microsoft licenses it in good faith that customers won't do so, but I guess human nature wins out. If the Product key gets blacklisted will my pc stop working? That why in retail version sometimes you found multiple version on the software like 32 bit and 64 bit , it means to cover any hardware configuration you might have.
For additional information, see the Global Shipping Programme This amount includes applicable customs duties, taxes, brokerage and other fees. Anyways, from my experience these are 100% safe and you shouldn't worry. See the seller's listing for full details. But what happens if more people use the license key? If they're selling for lower that you can get it from a normal retailer, then the seller did not receive the license key via legitimate means. Item is in original shrink wrap if applicable. If at that point the licence key can be seen as being used on multiple machines, microsoft will not validate the key.
Only legal user may conclude it after buying a license. So anyone claiming to sell keys is likely not legal. You need to buy a license not key. I'd buy it in a heartbeat. One time, the key was already in use but the seller sent me a new one that worked after contacting him. However it is always recommended to purchase licences from proper distribution channels not second hand off of ebay. But has it some other cons? Just purchase from an authorized reseller and save your money.
Somewhere along the way, one of those persons might have installed it on a second system, activated it, because it went past 10 activation threshold, Microsoft detected it that it was being abused and blocked the key from further use. I wanna make sure I'm in the clear. Or until that corporate license key wants to validate itself from the company license server. This amount is subject to change until you make payment. Don't patronize these ebay clowns.
You end up with a smaller wallet. See the seller's listing for full details. Before we through go to legal issue. Never buy license from eBay or websites similar to eBay. I would suggest you to buy a new license from like a computer store or ask Microsoft Answer Desk on how to get one. And you give the ebay dude incentive to do it again and again and again.