Home > Clean Install > Clean Install 8.1 64 Bit On Homebuilt Machine With OEM Key

Clean Install 8.1 64 Bit On Homebuilt Machine With OEM Key

You can use the ISO you download with the Media Creation tool to do an upgrade from 7, 7 SP1, 8, 8.1, etc... I hope they learn their lesson with Windows 10. Solved - Windows 7 Help Forums The download link is only for Windows 7 or lower. Should I instead be downloading image from the first site linked in the post? http://allwebsitescripts.com/clean-install/what-is-a-clean-install-of-windows-10.html

It even comes with Update 1 integrated. The original Win 8 installation was done inlegacy BIOS mode instead of UEFI. Your free activation is tied to your hardware, you can change/upgrade your memory or hard disk without losing your activation. List of ALL Windows 8.1 generic keys Tool to obtain an OEM Windows 8.0/8.1 key from the BIOS (click the Raw button to download it) Windows 10 upgrade/ISO downloader tool If

permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]ironman86 5 points6 points7 points 2 years ago(2 children)Just out of curiosity, how can we verify that they are official Microsoft ISOs? Either way, it's not that much of a difference. Just get the 64-bit version of Windows on there. If your computer came with Windows 8 or 8.1 preinstalled and you need to get your OEM key from the BIOS, follow these steps: Download this tool: https://github.com/christian-korneck/get_win8key/blob/master/get_win8key.exe (click Raw button

All strictly local accounts, so it's not like it saved activation details to a Microsoft account. permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]raelefae 2 points3 points4 points 1 year ago(5 children)I don't have any activate button: http://i.imgur.com/B1VgIYS.png permalinkembedsaveparentgive goldload more comments(5 replies)load more comments(1 reply)load more comments(1 reply)[–]FIGHTFULL 6 points7 points8 points 1 year ago(15 children)So permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]CraftedCrows 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago(0 children)Thanks for the post! Otherwise it should just give you the key.

The Windows 8.1 installer refuses to accept the Windows 8 product key and won't allow us to install Windows 8.1 with it. permalinkembedsavegive gold[–]munchauzen 0 points1 point2 points 1 year ago(1 child)I'm at my wits end with getting this app to show up. Copy the contents of your Windows ISO or DVD onto the USB drive. http://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2015/02/save-yourself-from-your-oems-bad-decisions-with-a-clean-install-of-windows-8-1/ permalinkembedsavegive gold[–]mobilesurfer 12 points13 points14 points 1 year ago(14 children)Son of a bitch..

There are about 4GB of files, so this could take some time depending on your connection speed and Microsoft's servers. If you have an affected Lenovo PC, we've outlined the multi-step process for removing the software and the root certificate here. Windows 10 will be locked to the computer it's installed on, if you upgrade Windows 8 to 10 on your old PC then you aren't getting Windows 10 on your new permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]vertx93 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago(0 children)Thanks!!

I've been on build 10240 for the past couple weeks and when I checked Windows Update this morning...no updates. Check This Out Is a recovery partition useful knowing I have the install DVD ? My intent was to run windows 8 off the 240 SSD as a primary and have a RAID 1 setup for my 2TB HDDs. permalinkembedsavegive goldload more comments(1 reply)[–]Sptzz 1 point2 points3 points 1 year ago(5 children)Seriously?

Sometimes, as we've seen with today's "Superfish" news, it can be actively harmful, putting users' security at risk. check over here in Windows Updates & Activation So I got my hands on an HP laptop that used to belong to a family member of mine. Would it be so much trouble for microsoft to just tell you beforehand that a clean install doesn't work the same as the free upgrade thing? I downloaded the media creation tool at work and put the Win 10 pro 64bit file onto a USB drive.

No, create an account now. permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]kartana 1 point2 points3 points 1 year ago(7 children)You need to hit the activate button multiple times until it gets through! Jan 27, 2014 Until very recently i was running Windows 8 with a 240 GB Sandisk SSD as a primary and a 2 TB Western Digital Green HDD as a storage. his comment is here permalinkembedsaveparentgive goldcontinue this thread[–]segagamer 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago(0 children)Why the hell don't you just create a UEFI USB instead of going through all this faff?

Connect with him on Google+. No referral/affiliate-links. I did my 2 Windows 8 RT tablets and 2 Laptops in 2 hours.

You either create a bootable iso to a usb stick or dvd.

permalinkembedsavegive gold[–]ThaBearJew[S] 0 points1 point2 points 1 year ago(0 children)Not really, when you did the upgrade it associated your hardware with a valid Windows 10 activation. This is easiest if you've created USB installation media, as you can edit the files directly on your USB flash drive. permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]weirdaussieguy 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago(0 children)It's an 8.1 update key. The PC is set up so that although the PC has the OS and programs on the SSD (C drive), all other data and info is on the 2Tb hard drive.

But it's no longer free after a year. View 4 Replies View Related Setup Installation :: Clean Install Media For OEM Systems? What Iwould really like to do is download Win 8.1 Pro Update 1 64 bit iso fromsomewhere, and burn it to a DVD. weblink Anyway I worked it out.

permalinkembedsavegive gold[–]lambro101 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago(1 child)I'm getting this error: ERR - ACPI table MSDM not found on this system unexpected error unexpected error Traceback : File permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]Sxalpha 4 points5 points6 points 1 year ago(7 children)Also looking for an answer to this. My W10 is fully activated permalinkembedsavegive gold[–]saltytoast 0 points1 point2 points 1 year ago(0 children)Will I still get a CD key if I install from the ISO and choose to keep as much Jan 20, 2013 I just got a new laptop, a Lenovo X230, for which I paid extra to have the OS on it as Windows 8 Pro.

You won’t need a product key for re-activations on the same hardware. https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_10-win_upgrade/move-windows-10-installation-to-a-newly-built-pc/71a3bef0-a5b2-4e47-9472-c08ef7bb6a14?auth=1 permalinkembedsaveparentgive goldload more comments(1 reply)[–]elevul 10 points11 points12 points 1 year ago(1 child)Source? Note that you need a 64-bit ISO if you want to install it in UEFI mode. Download Windows 8.1 Update ISO File with ...

permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]pasjob 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago*(0 children)There the official MS method, but for an easier one I suggest: http://lifehacker.com/how-to-slipstream-windows-updates-into-your-installatio-1562956432 With this tool you can also removed unwanted component, apply tweaks It'll give you your key. My windows 8 key was for windows 8 pro with media center. Also, I had to switch to legacy bios to get the laptop to boot from usb, initially.

and AnandTech, and he records a weekly book podcast called Overdue. When I click on what I am assuming is the new start button (the white house icon in the taskbar) it takes 6-10 seconds for the menu to appear .