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Is there any way to get Windows 8 (not 8.1) Installation Media if I only have access to Windows 8.1?

Long story short, I've got a device and an OEM Product Key for a licence for Windows 8 on it. After a complicated journey of many upgrades and downgrades now I find myself with Windows 8.1 installed ...
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Upgrade Lenovo G510 from Windows 10 32-bit to 64-bit? [closed]

I have a Lenovo G510 laptop that came without OS. I've installed on it Windows 7 32-bit. This summer, I got my the upgrade to Windows 10. The 'About computer' section in the settings, it said that I ...
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Fedora Live Usb won't boot

I have written the fedora 22 32-bit iso to a 32gb usb thumb drive with the dd command in ubuntu 15.04. The terminal stated the write was successful. I have verified my iso isnt corrupt with the ...
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Is it possible to create installation media (iso) of Windows from existing installation

I have ISO of registered Windows 8 Professional. It is an old one. So when I install Windows from scratch I have to update it. Updates are quite large (at least for me with slow internet connection). ...
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Do I need a Windows 7 SP1 key to use an SP1 installer?

I'm performing a fresh install of Windows 7 Pro on a machine with an associated product key, but there's no longer a windows partition (can't create a recovery cd) and I don't have the installation ...
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Create Windows USB Stick from DVD

I have a Win7 PC with a Windows 8.1 DVD in the drive and an ISO I made from that DVD on the hd. an empty pen drive of 8G an Ultrabook, on which to install Win 8.1 a 56k Modem connection no USB DVD ...
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Is it possible to install an OS without any installation medium?

I have a blank hard drive. Is it possible for me to install Windows XP onto it with only the product key and nothing else?
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Obtain Windows 8.1 Update 1 installation media - I have Windows 8 Keys

I'm in the common yet unenviable position of having the older Windows 8 keys (one OEM non-Pro version - key in BIOS, one retail boxed copy Pro version), yet wanting to easily install Windows 8.1 ...
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Create .iso for Windows 8 from “Windows 8 setup” program

I downloaded Windows 8 through my school, and the only option that we are given is to use the "Windows 8 Setup" program where it downloads and does the install for you. I'm wondering, after the ...
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Installing Linux from an external card reader

I have this problem. I was experimenting if I could use a memory card (SDHC) as an USB drive for all intents and purposes, and when I put the card in an USB card reader, I can use it just like a ...
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Obtaining installation media for Windows 7 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I reinstall Windows 7 if I lost my installation DVD? I've just purchased a new laptop and it comes with the whole recovery partition jobbie and allows you to create ...
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Make a default Windows installation disk from a vendor disk?

I am wondering if it's possible to make a "clean" Windows 7 installation disk from a DVD that came with a new HP laptop, so that I can install a Dell laptop with a 64-bit version of the OS without ...
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OEM Office 2010 without media - how to reinstall?

I have recently purchased a new office desktop PC from Dell with OEM version of Windows 7 Pro and Office 2010 Pro. One of the reasons I always use Dell is that they always supply installation media ...