[Solved] Windows 8 CoreSingleLanguage edition x64

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  1. crytoy

    crytoy MDL Novice

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    Hi there,
    I have an Hp with Windows 8 x64 Single language key in it's bios.
    I can install Windows 8.1 single language and it would activate automatically, but the problem is that I need a windows 8 singlelanguage iso.
    Can Anyone provide an esd or iso of such?
    or can I convert en_windows_8_x64_dvd_915440.iso to a compatible image to my system.
     
  2. Tito

    Tito Super Mod / Adviser
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    @LostED

    No official (MSDN/Technet/Techbench) ISO of Windows 8 CSL is available/leaked; only few OEM ISOs & recovery/syspreped images were available.

    @crytoy

    Is there any specific need to stick with 8? 8.1 or 10 CSL is the default (& authentic) upgrade option for that.
     
  3. crytoy

    crytoy MDL Novice

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    Though windows 8.1 sl is working, I prefer Windows 8.0. So if anyone can share his recovery esd or iso i would appreciate.
     
  4. John Sutherland

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  7. Tito

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    You didn't post feedback there regarding the activation by phone suggestion - usually it fixes the issue. I've never encountered any such issues personally.
     
  8. Enthousiast

    Enthousiast MDL Tester

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    I've read something on mdl about that, irrc it had to do with the msdm key being blocked or something, not because of establishing a hwid from it. I see you linked to the thread already :)
     
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  9. crytoy

    crytoy MDL Novice

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    John Sutherland I have tested en_windows_8_x64_dvd_915440.iso and it doesn't work. I always had windows 8, so i still have the original key hardcoded.
    Tito All the links that you provided are dead.
    abbodi1406 Thanks man!!!
     
  10. Atenza

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    Is there a Core SL x86 ISO?
    Thanks in advanced.
     
  11. zmeul86

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  13. Enthousiast

    Enthousiast MDL Tester

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    Yes, install an unsupported version :D:D
     
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  14. Tiger-1

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    ^^
    and dead for long time thanks God ;)
     
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  15. jeff69dini

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    nothing wrong with 8.0 at all, I think of it as 7 sp2, lol :rolleyes:;)
     
  16. zmeul86

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  17. Ocygord

    Ocygord MDL Senior Member

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    Out of curiosity, don't all Windows OSes do that (read the key from BIOS, I mean)?
     
  18. Enthousiast

    Enthousiast MDL Tester

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    Nope, afaik 8 or 8.1 was the first who did use the MSDM, at win 10 first official release (10240.16384) they stopped it for a while, when 10586 got released it was resumed, together with the so-called 1 year free upgrade to 10 and the use of working win 7 and 8.x keys for activating 10.
     
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