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Reply Zuhaa Qureshe August 3, 2013 at 7:52 pm Clean Installation Win8pro On New hhd Want to install XP now on separate Partition? If you call MS and ask for a replacement disk (just tell them your disk got damaged) they might be able to do it for free Login or register to post Get the answer CompGeeJun 27, 2015, 6:00 AM Okay. Creating the partition If your system is capable, then you are good to go. this contact form

Reply Richard M October 30, 2012 at 1:17 pm Are you sure? solved Black screen after installing AMD Catalyst driver in DELL Latitude 3540 64bit Windows 8.1 solved Installation fail WIndows 8.1 64bit after 32bit version solved Windows 8.1 Pro 64bit Freezes Cold I recommend clean installation but you may preserve your files with a Windows.old folder. it have 3 partition with 3 drive .

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Yes. Install XP first. logging into Windows 8 for the first time. Have you actually done this?

Restart when prompted.You should now look at installing your system drivers starting with the Chipset drivers. If you choose to start your PC from removable media that you created when you downloaded the Windows 8 upgrade files, you wont be able to keep your apps, Windows settings, If it lists 64-bit Operating System, than the PC is running the 64-bit (x64) version of Windows. Upgrade To Windows 10 Just shrink Windows XP's primary partition, create a new partition in that blank space, format that NTFS, title it Windows 8.1 to prevent destruction of Windows XP, reboot and install to

My only add-on would be to remind novices such as my self to insert the Windows media before powering off for the first time. Click Yes Click Yes Your computer will restart a few times and changes will be made to the partition layout, this process is hands free, so no interaction is required. Select the Windows Update and IE security settings that you want, and click/tap on Next. (see screenshot below) 16. http://dellwindowsreinstallationguide.com/a-clean-install-of-windows-8-1/windows-8-1-installation/ barraccudaJun 27, 2015, 5:54 AM CompGee said: Yes, you can.

Loading SATA Drivers If no drives are listed on the “Where do you want to install Windows?" screen then you must select Load Driver and select the SATA drivers from a Rufus But if you want to give upgrades a shot, here's how to proceed. Install Windows 8 pro upgrade without previous edition of windows in Installation & Setup I recently built my own computer, I was running windows 7 without a key (30 day grace Here's how to get started. The Windows download links on Microsoft's website all link to Windows 8, so you'll probably need to track down a boxed version of Windows 7

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Click Install Now Accept License Agreement When the option is displayed to select an installation type, click (Custom Advanced) select the disk partition where you would like to install Windows 8 OPTION TWO To Upgrade to Windows 8 using the "Windows 8 Upgrade Assistant" NOTE: This option is to both purchase and upgrade to Windows 8. 1. Windows 8 Upgrade Reply satuhcappo June 21, 2012 at 5:06 am it's helpful Reply ara July 10, 2012 at 2:41 am I have installed windows 8 successfully.now I want a dual boot with windows Download Windows 8 Reply Pingback: Microsoft XP raj September 8, 2014 at 5:50 am i have a laptop with window 8 installed ..

Read and accept the license and then select next Select custom install (advanced) and then select next Note select Custom (advanced) even/especially if you are “upgrading" from 7 to 8.1. weblink There are still copies floating around the internet that you can find with a search. Sign in by typing in your user password from your Windows 8 Release Preview, Windows 7, Vista, or XP that you are upgrading from, and click/tap on Next. (see screenshot below) Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: normal normal normal normal normal Email (required) (Address never made public) Name (required) Website You are commenting using your Windows 8 Product Key

Reply Pingback: 20 Plus Tips to Get Started with Windows 8 | Teching It Easy: with Windows Gabriel September 13, 2012 at 10:28 pm I was wondering the way yo do How can I modify the boot options of Win8 without starting it? If it lists 32-bit Operating System, than the PC is running the 32-bit (x86) version of Windows. http://ovmonline.com/windows-8/installing-32bit-windows-7-on-a-current-windows-8-64bit-pc.html You will be able to use it to reset your user account password. 28.

PCMag Digital Group PC, PC Magazine and PC PCMag.com are among the federally registered trademarks of Ziff Davis, LLC and may not be used by third parties without explicit permission. Windows 10 Download If it lists 32-bit Operating System, than the PC is running the 32-bit (x86) version of Windows. Select all the drivers listed and then click next.

barraccudaJul 22, 2015, 12:58 PM CompGee said: ^^^Well, Microsoft has dropped support for WXP...

Next : By Chandra Steele Senior Features Writer Twitter Email Chandra is senior features writer at PCMag.com. Of course, you will have to blow away any old Windows installation to install the Release Preview. Windows 8 Core is only aimed at new, low-end PCs. Microsoft Reply philipyip says: 02/09/2015 at 22:46 Microsoft made initial mistakes with Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 installation media.

You would have to do a clean install instead to go from 32-bit (x86) to 64-bit (x64) or 64-bit (x64) to 32-bit (x86). If it lists 64-bit Operating System, than the PC is running the 64-bit (x64) version of Windows. Will that work? (Or vice versa, though I can’t imagine anyone wanting to go from 64-bit to 32-bit.) No. his comment is here I have a Dell oem Windows 8.1 64 Bit DVD and was trying to install it but it’s asking for a product key which I don’t have.

I do not recommend purchasing this version. Excellent!!! How to RE-INSTALL Windows XP on Dual-Boot machine (with W7). It is highly recommened that you create a password reset disk for your user account just in case you forget it later.

You have the option of Formatting the drive and creating additional partition's if you wish. Actually you can use it on 2 machines, but that's a story for another day. Any idea why that might be happening? When I upgraded my laptop, I am pretty sure it didn't give me the option to save user profiles, personal files, AND programs that work automatically.

Contact the vendor of your Windows installation disc or your system administrator for assistance.” Reply philipyip says: 07/06/2015 at 10:28 Redownload the .iso and use a new USB Flash Drive. No talking to a real peson. But when I put in the Win8 DVD made from the ISO and boot up with it, I only get a black screen with a #1 and #2 option, both are Hold F12 while powering up your computer (at the Dell BIOs screen).

There will be an entry called System Type listed. Basically, Redmond would much prefer you just buy a new Windows 8-based PC. So your PC will be set up just the way you are used to.You can also save time with sign-in credentials, because now the same credentials are available for the different Computer Type PC/Desktop System Manufacturer/Model Number Custom self built OS 64-bit Windows 10 CPU Intel i7-3930K 3.2 Ghz (O/C to 4 Ghz) Motherboard ASRock X79 Extreme11 Memory 32 GB (8GBx4) G.SKILL

When ready select next. System Manufacturer/Model Number Dell Studio XPS 1340 / Custom desktop OS Windows 8 CPU LT: Intel P8600 Core 2 Duo (2.4GHz) DT: QX9770 Core 2 Extreme Motherboard DT: DX48BT2 from Intel The store refused to sent me a new disc or allow me to download a different version unless I paid full price. If you ever need to launch these diagnostics you can follow my instructions in F12 preboot diagnosticsNote 2: After all of these are deleted you can select new to create a

How to Install Windows 8 Using "Unified Extensible Firmware Interface" (UEFI) CONTENTS: Option One: To Upgrade to Windows 8 or 8.1 Update with Only a Product KeyOption Two: To Upgrade to Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 ISO - Download or Create 3.