Would windows 8.1 recovery disc work on new pc

  Ash366 20:05 06 Nov 2016

I have a windows 8.1 pro recovery disc from my asus laptop that came as windows 7 and I'm wondering if I were to get a pc without a operating system would the recovery disc install windows 8.1 on the PC as the operating system or wouldn't it work Thanks in advance Ash

  BRYNIT 22:59 06 Nov 2016

If the recovery disk was made for the Asus laptop then no it will not work on a PC. It may allow you to install Win 8.1 but will not activate.

  Ash366 07:05 07 Nov 2016

Ok and thanks for the answer

  alanrwood 12:30 07 Nov 2016

Also it would not be licensed. An OEM license is for the original machine only and is not transferable to another machine.

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