Need help installing Windows 8

Discussion in 'Windows 8' started by splashz, Jul 20, 2014.

  1. splashz

    splashz MDL Novice

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    Tito Super Mod / Adviser
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    murphy78 MDL DISM Enthusiast

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  4. splashz

    splashz MDL Novice

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    Thanks. Are the steps in that thread still possible if I don't have the original OS installed on the laptop anymore?
     
  5. jayblok

    jayblok MDL Guru

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    Check this out,if your laptop is able to run win8,just look on the internet and you will find an appropriate win8 iso to install on your laptop,if you have trouble,pm me ;)
     
  6. Snuffy

    Snuffy MDL Expert

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    My question is Windows 8 OEM did not have a COA on it. so if he had a KEY -listed on it. probably a Generic upgrade.
    Windows 8 and genuine MS Download or several found on MDL sinply insert the media and Boot and go... it will install and Activate automatically.
    any way all 3 of my OEM Windows 8 works that way.....
     
  7. murphy78

    murphy78 MDL DISM Enthusiast

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    It also depends on the type of ISO.
    win8.1 unfortunately does not like to install using win8.0 oem keys.
    It allows them post-install, but won't auto-import them during install like win8.0 setup.