Install Windows 8.1 without Product Key (Bypass Key Input Step )
So if you've downloaded Windows 8.1 ISO file and want to install Windows 8.1 and you got stuck in the installation process and it's setup didn't let you to start installation without product key because Windows 8.1 setup firstly need product key then it further let you to start installation of Windows 8.1. So don't get tensed about Windows 8.1 Installation. If you don't have the product keys, you can install Windows 8.1 trial version for free. You can bypass the step of inputting the Product Key and can proceed with the installation of Windows 8.1 without product key.
(For your help a step by step process video is provided below on How to Install Windows 8.1 without Product Key, You can see it below to understand easily) .
(For your help a step by step process video is provided below on How to Install Windows 8.1 without Product Key, You can see it below to understand easily)
1. Download the below given txt file to get trial keys with script.
2. We need to create new notepad file and rename the notepad file as PID and copy PID txt file.
3. Browse to the source folder where the setup of Windows 8.1 is present whether it is present in pendrive/DVD or in any other location.
Now, just go and paste the PID (notepad txt file) in the browsed location.
4. Now amend(edit) the PID file depending on the version which is included in your particular copy and the version which you want to install.
Paste the context from the downloaded key file into the PID.txt file. Make sure that anything that already exists in the PID.txt file should be cleared first.
5. Now, save the file as pid.txt and run the Windows 8.1 setup again. This time setup will not ask for the Product Key anymore.
Click on below Download button to download keys for PID file
Download Pid File and Keys
Click on the below button to download
How to download? See Below video
You may check the video which is provided for your help, a step by step process video is provided below on How to Install Windows 8.1 without Product Key.
About Windows 8.1
Windows 8.1 is an OS (Operating System), the higher version of windows 7 ultimate which is the product of Microsoft a multi national company and released as part of the Windows NT family of operating system. Windows 8.1 was a free upgrade only for retail copies of Windows RT and Windows 8 users via the Windows store. Microsoft mainstream support for Windows 8.1 was ended on 9th of January,2018 because of Windows 10 launch, but extended support of Windows 8.1 will not be ended until 10 January, 2023. Till the given date windows 8.1 support will be avilable and users will be made to get latest updates of Windows 8.1 , updates regarding it’s security, and other updates etc.
Windows 8.1 was aimed to address complaints of Windows 8 users like that of Windows XP which was replaced by Windows 7 to provide better look, security features and much more.
In Windows 8.1 visiual enhancements were improved such as start screen, additional bundled apps, additional snap views etc. Windows 8.1 got more positive reception than the Windows 8 because of it’s updates, some bugs like annoying hot corners, missing Start button, inability in custumization of Metro stuff etc.