With Microsoft’s release of its Windows 8 Consumer Preview ISOs, you are probably wondering where to find a Product Key so that you can take this new operating system for a spin. When I downloaded the official Windows 8 Consumer Preview ISO and copied the ISO to a Flash Drive via UUI -> Install Windows 8 from a Flash Drive, I rebooted proceeding to run the Windows 8 installer, but didn’t get far before being asked for a Product Key to continue.
As it turns out, you need an Official Windows 8 Product Key to take this new OS for a test drive. Luckily there is a means to easily obtain your product key via the use of Microsoft’s Windows 8 Consumer Preview Setup Tool.
How to Obtain a Windows 8 Consumer Preview Product Key