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In order to make your copy of Windows 8 legal, you will need to acquire an unused license key for the product. These are typically purchased from an electronics retailer. Official retail sales of Windows 8 ended last fall, but the product can still often be found for sale by way of independent parties. For instance, here is a listing of the product for sale (through a third party) at Amazon.com:
Amazon.com: Windows 8.1 Professional Full Version
Alternatively, specialized computer shops like NewEgg.com still offer the OEM version of Windows 8.1 for sale, but do be aware that these versions come with licensing restrictions (for instance, you cannot transfer the license to a new PC when your current one is replaced):
NewEgg.com Windows 8.1 OEM Version
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