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Do I have to reinstall Windows 8 if I change my motherboard?

#1CM_MojicaPosted 12/14/2013 9:25:19 PM
Because I can't find the Disc :/
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#2simpfan2k6Posted 12/14/2013 9:35:33 PM
Yes. Even if by miracle you get into windows, It's going to be ugly and probably crash all the time. Not to mention the first and only time i tried that, windows un activated itself also.
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#3CM_Mojica(Topic Creator)Posted 12/14/2013 9:38:04 PM
That's BS. I'm screwed I guess.


Windows is ridiculously expensive.


Microsoft can f*** off.
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#4wizardmonPosted 12/14/2013 9:39:13 PM
If you have your legally purchased product license you can just burn your own Windows Disk and use it.
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#5gsf4lyfePosted 12/14/2013 9:42:44 PM
wizardmon posted...
If you have your legally purchased product license you can just burn your own Windows Disk and use it.


Not if it was the OEM version. That's tied to a specific mobo.
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#6CM_Mojica(Topic Creator)Posted 12/14/2013 9:47:20 PM
wizardmon posted...
If you have your legally purchased product license you can just burn your own Windows Disk and use it.


Don't have another computer and don't know anyone willing to help me so that doesn't work.
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#7CM_Mojica(Topic Creator)Posted 12/14/2013 9:54:20 PM
Is it possible to refresh windows through bios or whatever?
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#8Love_Me_SexyPosted 12/14/2013 9:56:14 PM
CM_Mojica posted...
wizardmon posted...
If you have your legally purchased product license you can just burn your own Windows Disk and use it.


Don't have another computer and don't know anyone willing to help me so that doesn't work.


There's no library or shop in your city/town with a communal computer that you can use?
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#9CM_Mojica(Topic Creator)Posted 12/14/2013 10:35:15 PM
Is it possible to repair windows 8 before it actually boots.


Any combination of keys or something?


Please, I just lost my job and can't afford to buy windows again
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#10DerPancakePosted 12/14/2013 10:39:14 PM
CM_Mojica posted...
Is it possible to repair windows 8 before it actually boots.


Any combination of keys or something?


Please, I just lost my job and can't afford to buy windows again


Well, there is always a way....you can obtain it through other means...and thats free.
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