Windows 8.1 has changed a lot of things in the Windows world. Windows 8.1 fixed a few things which were present in Windows 8. Starting from the user interface to a number of features Windows users were accustomed to. Microsoft has also made few changes in the way Windows 8.1 activates. So, here we will show you how to change Windows 8.1 product key and activate Windows 8.1 using the new product key. Follow the steps below to enter a new Windows 8.1 product key replacing your existing Windows product key to activate Windows 8.1.

Note: Using this process you cannot interchange product keys of different Windows 8.1 edition. So, if you have Windows 8.1 installed you cannot use a Windows 8.1 Pro product key, or the other way round. You have to use the product key of the same Windows edition which you have installed.

Microsoft officially released the latest version of its flagship operating system, Windows 8 on October 26, 2012. Before the release of the retail version, the software giant released three preview builds of Windows 8 for testing. Those preview builds of Microsoft’s newest operating system were still being tested by plenty of users, because it was available free of cost. All of these preview releases are set to expire after a preset date. As of today, January 15, 2013, Windows 8 preview builds, namely Developer, Consumer and Release will expire.

If you are running any one of the preview builds of Windows 8 on your system, you will now need to purchase a valid Windows 8 license and upgrade to the retail build, to continue running the operating system. Windows 8 Developer Preview build was originally set to expire on March 11, 2012, but Microsoft released a patch to extend its testing lifetime until January 15, 2013.

Earlier, we reviewed the latest edition of Audials One which has reached its tenth generation. Audials One 10 lets you record movies, listen and record online radio, find and record your favorite music and videos, covert audio and videos and manage all media files for PC, smartphone and tablet. All these functions are available in one feature packed application.

Before we share more details about our exclusive Audials One 10 giveaway, we would like to thank Audials AG, the company who developed this awesome application and for sponsoring the 3 genuine Audials One 10 license keys.

Microsoft made it optional for users to type a valid product key for Windows Vista and Windows 7 during installation. But with the latest operating system, the software  has again made it compulsory to type in a valid Windows 8 product key before installation proceeds.

In this post, you’ll find a number of ways to get a free Windows 8 product key for the latest release preview build.

Windows 8 Consumer Preview is now publicly available for everyone interested to test the upcoming operating system. This time Microsoft has made it dead simple for everyone who wants to download the operating system. But, it seems this simplicity has caused some confusion among some users when locating the product key for Windows 8 Consumer Preview.

Looking for Windows 8 Release Preview product key?

Get Windows 8 Release Preview product key here

The earlier version of Windows 8, Windows Developer Preview build allowed installation of the OS without requiring any product key. But, the Redmond giant has changed the installation procedure with the new Consumer Preview. Without putting in a valid product key, the installation process completely halts.

Well, now you don’t need to be bothered about this anymore, you will find the Windows 8 Consumer Preview key which is valid for both 32-bit and 64-bit edition by reading past the break.

Auslogics File Recovery 3 is a simple to use professional application to recover deleted files or lost partitions. It also includes advanced privacy protection and backup tools too; it includes a secure file eraser and disk wiper.

We recently reviewed and hosted a giveaway of Auslogics File Recovery 3. Auslogics File Recovery 3 is a very good application that’s very simple to use. The step-by-step file recovery procedure is novice proof and allows anyone to easily recover files or partitions. The security features of the program are also very handy. Auslogics File Recovery 3 works with Windows 7/2008/Vista/2003/XP (32-bit & 64-bit).

Microsoft is offering an online help utility to Office 2010 users having issues with the product key for their copy of the productivity suite to help them resolve their problems.

Earlier, we have posted many articles aiming to help out Microsoft Office users. Some articles related to Product Key problems. If you are having any issue with Office 2010 product key, you can refer to those articles. See this article to reset your Office Product Key using a small program. Or do you want to change Microsoft Office product key easily without the help of any other program? Wondering how to check the activation type and check the license status of Office? Want to use Office trial version for more than 30/60 days, up to 180 days?

Microsoft released Windows Developer Preview few days back for download to the public.

If you are testing out Windows Developer Preview and have installed it without any problem. You should keep these product keys handy if you Reset Windows 8 or reinstall Windows Developer Preview.

In response to a question posted on MSDN forum, “I’m reinstalling Windows Developer Preview and need to enter a product key. What key do I use?” Microsoft Support employee shared two product keys, one for Windows Developer Preview and the other for Windows Developer Preview server edition.

Kaspersky Antivirus 2012 is one of the best antivirus available for Windows users. Few days back we posted about a promotion through which you can get a trial license of Kaspersky Internet Security 2012 valid for 90 days. Today, we found another promotion through which you can get a trial license of Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2012 valid for 90 days.

Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2012 is the backbone of your PC’s security system, delivering real-time protection from the latest malware and viruses. It works behind the scenes with intelligent scanning and small, frequent updates, while proactively protecting you from known and emerging Internet threats.

iSkysoft iTube Studio for Mac lets you download and convert videos (HD videos supported) from YouTube, Facebook, TNT, BREAK, Google Video, and many other video-sharing sites from Safari web browser. After download, you can convert videos to use with iPhone, iPod, iPad, PSP and mobile phones; or to any video and audio format of your choice.

iSkysoft iTube Studio supports the following websites: YouTube, Facebook, TNT, Bing video, Yahoo video, Google video, BREAK, TwitVid, TeacherTube, RuTube, Photobucket, VEVO, Funnyordie, Expotv, Engagemedia, Archive, CNN, Metacafe (Hulu video excluded) etc.

The software lets you convert the downloaded videos into formats compatible with Apple Devices, Apple Software, Game Console, Portable Video Players, HD Movie, Mobile Phone, Video Formats, Audio Formats.