Windows 8 Discussion on the new Windows 8 and operating it on the Dell Mini series

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Default Uninstalling - 01-11-2013, 04:23 PM

I bought the Windows 8 pro upgrade disk(s).
I have had so many problems that I want to uninstall and go back to the factory restore option. Since I don't have a disk from Dell, it's been a bear.
I keep going round and round with the recovery screen on start up.
I am unable to select any of the options. Is there a way for me to get into CMD and restore from there? I can't even get into Safe Mode, just this screen each time. With or with the Windows 8 DVD in drive.

If I get this windows, can I format my HD with it and install, then install 8?

Many thanks!


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Default 01-11-2013, 11:32 PM

would have been cheaper to just buy the full version of Windows 8 in the 1st place huh?, but yes that should work fine

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Default 01-12-2013, 12:40 AM

To be honest, I got windoes 8 pro with $80.00 worth of Staples rewards. So it didn't cost me anything. I have a friend who might take it of my hands for $50. In the meantime, it installed, but now it thinks its a fresh install, so will not activate the product key code. Will keep an eye on it. If it gives me issues I will get the full version. Thanks for all your help!

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