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Confused....mom's laptop, ssd, hp, win 8?

#1KillerzOverHerePosted 12/15/2013 2:33:06 PM
So my mom's got a new hp laptop and i offered to change out the HDD for an SSD for better performance. It's new, so there's nothing on it. I looked for the activation key, did some research and apparently it's OEM and embedded in the bios. People having problems like capacity of different hdd = windows 8 not installing and since there is no activation key, IDK what to do. Anyone help?
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#2MasterDonGeroPosted 12/15/2013 2:34:53 PM
Buy a new copy of Windows 8.
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#3KillerzOverHere(Topic Creator)Posted 12/15/2013 2:40:49 PM
MasterDonGero posted...
Buy a new copy of Windows 8.


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Me: I don't know how to describe myself, so here's Jeff to do it for me.
Jeff: I'm a slave in his basement.
#4KillerzOverHere(Topic Creator)Posted 12/15/2013 2:44:14 PM
plus won't that screw with the mobo and not work?
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Me: I don't know how to describe myself, so here's Jeff to do it for me.
Jeff: I'm a slave in his basement.