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How to Install Windows 8 on Mac using Bootcamp with a Key?

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    How to Install Windows 8 on a Mac?

    I am using bootcamp to run windows 7 on my mac. I recently used the windows 8 upgrade assistant to purchase windows 8. I received a product key and an .iso file but I decided to wait until a upgraded. Today my windows 7 crashed and I am unable to boot windows 7 anymore and i have a 'Missing Operating System' error. I have tried to recover windows 7 without success. So my question is: Can I install windows 8 on my mac through bootcamp by using a purchased upgrade key and if so how would i do it? I only have the windows 8 pro upgrade key which I had a backup of before the crash and i do not have the .iso file. Also would I still be able to use the upgrade key even though I am unable to access windows 7?

    Last edited by blazingriver; 31 Dec 2013 at 08:27.

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How to Install Windows 8 on Mac using Bootcamp with a Key?

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