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Pre-loaded windows 8

  1. #1


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    windows 7

    Pre-loaded windows 8


    i have Asus K55a Laptop that came windows 8 pre-loaded ..
    for some reasons i had it formatted and the recovery partition was removed ...

    now most of the drivers are not working properly !!

    my friend bought the same laptop with windows 8 on it ... it could be benefit me !


    is there any way i can bring it back to windows 8 ?

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  2. #2


    Posts : 474
    Win 8 (64) : Win 7 (64) : Vista (64) : Android JB 4.2 : iOS 6


    If it is exactly the same specs, you can make an image of his OS partition or create a USB recovery media and use it to recover your laptop.
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  3. #3


    Posts : 5,592
    ME, XP,Vista,Win7,Win8,Win8.1


    Welcome to EightForums.

    Has your friend made a backup image of his/her NoteBook?

    You can use the Windows system image.

    System Image - Create in Windows 8

    Recovery Drive - Create with USB Flash Drive in Windows 8

    System Repair Disc - Create in Windows 8

    information   Information

    We always assume you have made your Recovery Disks using the OEM manufacturer's Recovery Media Creator app the first day you had your new PC.
    & made the Startup Repair CD.
    Recovery Drive - Create with USB Flash Drive in Windows 8
    System Repair Disc - Create in Windows 8





    You can use the AUSU version of
    Recovery Drive - Create with USB Flash Drive in Windows 8
    warning   Warning
    Deleting the Recovery Partition is NOT RECOMMENDED
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

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