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2 years ago#11
http://www.microsoftstore.com/store/msusa/en_US/pdp/Windows-8.1-Pro-Student/productID.288769600

I dont know what version it is, but its what im referring to. and as the othe rguy mentioned, yeah
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2 years ago#12
gastaman posted...
You can still use an upgrade version to do a full install with Windows 8. It's the same workaround that allowed people to use Windows 7 upgrade copies to do full installs. I had to do this when I reformatted a while back. I didn't want to have to reinstall 7 just to upgrade to 8.


Can you elaborate?
2 years ago#13
Not sure, but this might work.

http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-8/clean-install
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2 years ago#14
Windows 7, Windows 8 is dreadful IMO, and in the opinion of almost everyone I know IRL who has it or has to use it on a regular basis. Even after prolonged use I still don't like it at all
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2 years ago#15
Golden Maven posted...
gastaman posted...
You can still use an upgrade version to do a full install with Windows 8. It's the same workaround that allowed people to use Windows 7 upgrade copies to do full installs. I had to do this when I reformatted a while back. I didn't want to have to reinstall 7 just to upgrade to 8.


Can you elaborate?


http://lifehacker.com/5984278/how-to-do-a-clean-install-of-windows-8-with-an-upgrade-disc
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2 years ago#16
That should come in handy... Thx
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