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Reply Sam October 28, 2012 at 8:10 am # I have my old Vista ultimate dvd (currently not being used) and want to upgrade to win8. Whether this iso file (which will then be converted in to bootable file) , can be used for intalling win 8 on fresh new hdd .?? 5. If not, what will? Copyright © 2006-2017 How-To Geek, LLC All Rights Reserved

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Reply Rudy November 7, 2012 at 5:39 pm # Had Vista previously. This works much as it did in Windows 7. Reply Martin Brinkmann October 27, 2012 at 11:15 am # Great that it worked out for your client. The process started out the same but then allowed me to create the boot media - no "Windows 8 isn't available for download message".

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Reccomendations? Reply Mario November 8, 2012 at 3:18 am # Worked for me. Computer hung part way through the install. You can get more details on how to download and reinstall Microsoft Office from the Office website.

My details are below in full, but briefly, I'm on W7 Home Premium 32 Bit. Reply Frankie May 19, 2013 at 10:31 am # I have done all of this up to the arrow but I dont understand how to go to administrator tools Can you Please enter a valid email address. Clean Install Windows 8 Pro What I want to know is can I boot from this usb and get a clean install when I already have Windows 8 32bit installed?

Reply micah February 14, 2013 at 9:31 pm # this still worked great, they also wanted to sell me their $99 service Reply leroy February 23, 2013 at 7:45 pm # If I have to do that I will but maybe there's an easier way? I want a 64bit Windows 8 so I downloaded the upgrade again from a computer with a 64bit OS and created a boot-able usb. Login or register to post comments goldsy on Dec 9, 2012 I purchased my key, downloaded the disc iso so I could make a backup disc and used the Win7 media

An ISO file is a perfect image of a disc, in this case a Windows 8 installation disc.Tip: If you're not sure what to choose, ISO file is a safe choice This Product Key Can Only Be Used To Add Features To Windows Thank you!!! Done Set-up/Reboot in about 30mins. Reply Brent November 15, 2012 at 4:16 pm # Just tried the workaround, and it didn't seem to work, I also noticed that the error code thrown by Windows Activation is

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Then I installed windows 8 on the SSD in dual-boot mode. http://www.ghacks.net/2012/10/27/windows-8-upgrade-clean-install-possible/ I purchased a new mobo-ram-cpu-ssd and plan to fresh install win8 with the upgrade key I purchased. Clean Install Windows 8 Upgrade On New Hard Drive And when prompted by Setup, I entered the product key I had just purchased on a different PC. Windows 8 Anytime Upgrade Key Reply Andy November 12, 2012 at 4:46 am # Worked great for me.

So you'll have to call Microsoft and do a phone activation, or use one of the workarounds in my Clean Install with Upgrade Media article from Windows 7: http://winsupersite.com/article/windows-7/clean-install-windows-7-with-u... news It has since then become one of the most popular tech news sites on the Internet with five authors and regular contributions from freelance writers.InformationAbout Contact Disclaimer Rss Feeds Privacy Policy Select "Remove everything." This will wipe all your files, so be sure you have backups. I was able to install and run Windows 8 normally and use it but I kept getting activation notices periodically, which was very annoying. Windows 7 Upgrade Clean Install Workaround

and will deploy them as time allows. I was about to re-format to W7 and then i remembered I had this page as a bookmark. :) Reply Hedel October 23, 2013 at 2:50 pm # I found out Enter Your Email Here to Get Access for Free:

Go check your email! have a peek at these guys If you have Windows 8, 8.1, or 10, consider signing into a Microsoft account if you haven’t already.

It automatically activated windows and recognized the same key I placed without me needing to re-enter it for activation again.Hope this helps Reply Cisco November 3, 2012 at 3:53 pm # Upgrade Windows With Only A Product Key Activated. Yes I know, that imaginary device would be way too expensive!

Or can I ask Microsoft somehow to exhchange mine for the 64bit version that I wanted?

If you can’t find the sticker, the product key recovery tools discussed earlier can also retrieve the Windows product key stored on your computer. Your cache administrator is webmaster. Activation failed with error message key can only be used for upgrading not for clean installation. Windows 10 Upgrade Clean Install Reply TZ November 20, 2012 at 2:32 pm # Success!

It installed no problem, but then said it wasn't licensed. No troubles. Also new this time around is that Microsoft is no longer offering a Full version of Windows 8. check my blog If that OS is Windows XP, Vista, or 7, you can simply step through the install process from within that OS, and when you get to the step called “Choose what

This needs to happen from a PC running a supported OS, like XP, Vista, or Windows 7. (Indeed, this is what the Windows.com web site explains.) For this reason, you may I tough that once you bought the upgrade for your win7, the license became a win8 license, and from now on you can just install the win8 clean from the ordered Computers don't come with DVD drives anymore... After two days it booted to the activation screen.

Figure L Windows will restart after the first part of the process is complete. Figure E The new EULA is much easier to read that previous versions. I had previously windows 7. The workaround worked great, thank you.

I'd rather do a clean install on a new partition but I can't figure out how to get an ISO image to do that.Your advice here would be greatly appreciated. Thanks again. The partition labeled Recovery contains the OEM recovery for Windows 7. If I set Win8 as default OS I get that Metro screen to select the Os to boot into [boot into default Win8 in 30sec if no selection by me] Didn't

Reply Martin Brinkmann October 31, 2012 at 3:24 pm # Well spotted, corrected it. That's incredibly time consuming. Or the product key delivered is calculated for my specific hardware configuration? repeat step 1,now repeat step 2 wollah now windows is activated cool.

I have Win 7 ultimate on a VM on my mac and wanted to upgrade it. its can realy work for the people and the students for there studies and the projects of nation thanks to giving the opportunity to write some thing for the future and And unlike with Windows 7, Windows 8 really does make it easy for upgraders to install Windows the way they want to.