Windows 8 FAQ - Most Popular Questions

Whenever a person want to buy something new or upgrade to existing, basically our brain creates many question to that particular thing.

Here is the list of Frequently asked question from some blog and some from Microsoft India.

Q.I have no license of windows version to upgrade so how can i buy a full license of Windows 8?

A: Retail copy of Windows 8 is available at Rs. 11,999 in india.

Q. I bought a Windows 8 edition machine, can I downgrade to Windows old editions like Windows 7 or Vista later?

A: Yes. If you have purchased a system with Windows 8 Pro edition then you can downgrade either to Windows 7 Professional or Windows Vista Business.

Q. I have a laptop computer and a desktop computer at home. Do I need to buy separate Windows 8 licenses?

A: Yes, you need to buy separate retail copy for your system.

Q. Can I deactivate my Windows 8 license and transfer it to another computer?

A: Yes you can but you need to format the first system and then install the same copy in other system.

Q. I have a TechNet / MSDN license, then do you have an access to install on a personal computer?

A: Yes. The TechNet/MSDN license is for the developers, You can install it on your personal computer but the usage of that license only for coding.

Q. If you are a  student and you don’t have a Credit Card or PayPal but you have debit card. Do I have an option to update my old Windows version to Windows 8 ?

A: Yes, You can use your VISA or Master Debit card to purchase a windows 8 Pro edition. Alternately, you can visit the retail store to buy a Windows 8 Pro for Rs. 3,499.

Note : The promo is available till 31st January 2013.

Q. Is Windows based tablets i.e, Surface is available in india or coming soon?

A: Windows 8 based tablets Surface is only available in eight markets including Australia, Canada, China, France, Germany, Hong Kong, the UK and  USA.

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