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Difficuties Installing Windows 8

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    Quote Originally Posted by qwertykop View Post
    I had a windows 8 USB install drive so I opted not to buy it. However, I'm having problems trying to install windows 8.
    Hey there! Any progress with your situation? I'm planning on buying a Sager NP7352 (Clevo W350ST), and going the same route - except I'm getting a Plextor SSD from Amazon instead. Is installing a copy of Windows yourself such a hassle?

    I have never owned a custom build laptop before, only had an HP before this. It was easy enough doing a clean reinstall but this seems to be a problem with other Sager users as well. Please update us if you find a way. Thanks! =)

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    The reason for the error:

    "A media driver your computer needs is missing. This could be a DVD, USB or Har Disk driver. If you have a CD, DVD, or USB flash drive with the driver on it, please insert it now."

    Is because the drives are formated to MBR not GPT. To install windows 8 in UEFI mode you need to convert the disks to a GPT partition table, see:
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