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  1. #11


    Harrisonburg, Va.
    Posts : 10,488
    Windows 8.1.1 Pro with Media Center


    Quote Originally Posted by broe23 View Post
    I found the link on Microsoft.com for just Windows 8 Upgrade Media creation. Upgrade Windows with only a product key - Windows Help It may or may not work with the OEM install on the computer. I opt for Blackmagic1 to just call the mfg for the restore discs. They are usually around $15 for shipping.
    A somewhat similar situation-

    Error Code: 0xc0000001

    I added the Showkey.vbs to supply the key(s). if one needs to find them.

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  2. #12


    Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Posts : 6,490
    Windows 10 Education 64 Bit


    There is a trick you can do in IE to make the web site think your using a Cell Phone etc. F12 Emulation or something. I can't remember if it was for the Windows 8.1 Media Creation Tool or the Windows 10 one. I think it was the Windows 10 one. When you did it, it gave you direct links to an ISO without having to run the setup. I'll see if I can find it again. I only just remembered it. Memory isn't what it used to be.
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  3. #13


    Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Posts : 6,490
    Windows 10 Education 64 Bit


    Quote Originally Posted by David Bailey View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by broe23 View Post
    I found the link on Microsoft.com for just Windows 8 Upgrade Media creation. Upgrade Windows with only a product key - Windows Help It may or may not work with the OEM install on the computer. I opt for Blackmagic1 to just call the mfg for the restore discs. They are usually around $15 for shipping.
    A somewhat similar situation-

    Error Code: 0xc0000001

    I added the Showkey.vbs to supply the key(s). if one needs to find them.
    No good if you have an OEM key though. That alternate download won't accept OEM keys and you can't download without entering a key. That's the way it was anyway. I haven't used it since the Media Creation Tool went online.
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