Clean install 8.1 Pro on OEM Win 8 Laptop

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  1. MrMagic

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    #1 MrMagic, Dec 7, 2013
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    How can we get 8.1 Pro installed on an OEM laptop that came with Windows 8 Core pre-installed with the Product Key in the BIOS (Have Genuine key for 8.1 Pro)

    It won't allow the install / key / tries to install 8 Core each time

    Fails with wrong key etc

    I'm asking on behalf of someone else, not my laptop so only have limited info so make instructions easy for him to understand plz :)
     
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  3. MrMagic

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    #3 MrMagic, Dec 7, 2013
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    Nice one thanks, I`ll give that a shot if there is no easier way

    EDIT - That was quicker than I thought, cheers, just need to upload it for him now
     
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