Win 8 EN to Win 8 NL

Discussion in 'Windows 8' started by cyberbot, Nov 1, 2013.

  1. cyberbot

    cyberbot MDL Senior Member

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    Dear all,
    today i bought a HP Laptop From london ( been there for work),
    the Laptop is qwert but english language, i want to give it to my son as a gift.
    so i want to format the HDD and install the dutch Win 8
    can you please advise about the activation?
    The installed windows is Just HP Win 8 OEM
     
  2. coleoptere2007

    coleoptere2007 MDL Guru

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    Just follow this guide, it should work as the key is integrated in MSDM table in bios ;)
     
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  3. MSDNAA

    MSDNAA MDL Senior Member

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    Actually you can just install the Dutch language pack, it should be fine instead of formatting.

    Cheers
     
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  4. EFA11

    EFA11 Avatar Guru

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    if you do decide to format and install, just use win8 pro/core (multiple edition) in your language and it will pull the key from the machine bios. But as above stated, you should be able to add the dutch language and set as default.
     
  5. mzakho

    mzakho MDL Member

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  6. cyberbot

    cyberbot MDL Senior Member

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    Thank you so much guys
    i think the dutch languge is better optie ratter than formating and playing arrond
    much appreciate !