where do i dl oem dell windows 8

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  1. GDragon_GD

    GDragon_GD MDL Novice

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    i just got a windows 8 cd key for dell oem i wish to install it in my diy desktop as im not using it on my alienware .. where can i dl windows 8 home
     
  2. EFA11

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    #2 EFA11, Aug 24, 2013
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    Search for these.

    Code:
    File Name: en_windows_8_x86_dvd_915417.iso
    Languages: English
    SHA1: 22D680EC53336BEE8A5B276A972CEBA104787F62
    Code:
    File Name: en_windows_8_x64_dvd_915440.iso
    Languages: English
    SHA1: 1CE53AD5F60419CF04A715CF3233F247E48BEEC4
    These have Pro and Core (multiple edition dvds). Depending on the key during install, is what gets installed.
     
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  4. EFA11

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    Odds are it is normal, but If it is CSL, then I am pretty sure this thread still holds all the info. If not, something can be arranged. :tea:
     
  5. GDragon_GD

    GDragon_GD MDL Novice

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    so which should i dl is it csl?Edition Type: CoreDescription: Win 8 RTM Core OEM:DM
    Edition ID: X18-15562
    Key Type: OEM:DM
    EULA: OEM
    Crypto ID: 1796


    Benchmark: 0.093 seconds
    help pls
     
  6. EFA11

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    That is normal windows 8 core edition. You just need to get one of the two iso's I have gave you the information to, depending on your system. I assume most new Win8 machines are 64 bit, but right click where the windows start icon pops up bottom left of your screen and click system. should say system type, then you will know what you have.
     
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    im nto installing it on my dell computer im installing it on my diy desktop as i dont use windows 8 on my dell due to sch restriction
     
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    I was talking to a guy who claims to be able to use a Dell OEM Windows 8 DVD on ANY Dell machine and it activates fine, even if that machine did not come with Windows 8 OEM originally

    Possible ?
     
  10. EFA11

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    I think I would like to see that dvd. I have several Dell available for testing that theory, including a VMWare installation that is setup as a Dell. Next time to you talk to that guy, get an image lol
     
  11. MrMagic

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    Yea that's what I thought too lol

    I`ll ask him to upload it, but I have my doubts

    He asked me to find a 32bit Dell OEM ISO so he can install it onto an old Dell laptop that did not come with 8 pre-installed, I told him to use a Retail disk

    He said he has a 64bit Dell OEM DVD he uses on many other non-Windows 8 Dell machines and apparently it works fine
     
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    Sorry I was going to post link but forgot MDL's takedown notice.
     
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    I doubt that very much, considering the key for activation is not even on the dvd :eek: but in bios on a windows 8 OEM machine.
     
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    I have several Dell OEM Windows 8 keys, yes they work but only to allow install. not one would Activate.
     
  16. greenephillip

    greenephillip MDL Novice

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    If these are just OEM keys and not your unique keys would you mind sharing one? Windows 8 Core?
     
  17. PaulDesmond

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    you believe that someone shares such keys :tooth:
     
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  18. EFA11

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    every win8 machine has a unique key embedded into the system now. OEM sends info to MS -> MS sends key -> key is installed per system -> nubs like me buy said systems -> upgrade ram -> install enterprise hehe
     
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    Did you ever manage to UL this?