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W8 Microsoft Download Version - Recovery Question

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    Windows 7 Home Premium

    W8 Microsoft Download Version - Recovery Question

    Hi W8 forums

    I am considering going for the Microsoft download version of W8 (here in the UK it is 25 + VAT).

    When the download is done and the OS installed, do you have to back it up onto a disk or do something similar?

    I am wondering how a person would go on if their system had a massive crash and the OS had to be reinstalled.

    Would the person have to go back to W7 (using their disk) and then somehow get back onto W8?

    Thanks in advance.


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  2. #2

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    Windows 8 enterprise x64

    You have an option to create an ISO and burn it to a DVD.
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