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Windows 8 Pro not booting

  1. #1

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    Windows 8 Pro

    Windows 8 Pro not booting

    I have upgraded my windows 7 ultimate to windows 8 pro a month ago and activated accordingly.

    3 Days ago I tried to install Linux OS on XP partition ( earlier I had a XP+ Windows 7 dual boot and I upgraded windows 7 to Windows 8 Pro).

    Unfortunately installation of linux failed and Windows 8 Pro is not booting now

    How can I restore/re install windows 8 pro??

    I tried by inserting repair DVD , but getting message of " repair could not possible".

    Actually windows 8 Pro partition is not formatted, only the partition of XP got formatted ( earlier I had a XP+ Windows 7 dual boot and I upgraded on windows 7) .

    Right now PC showing some message regarding Intel/processor/..etc.. on a black screen.

    Actually I am least bothered about my personal files.

    My ultimate concern is regarding activation of windows 8 pro with same product key.

    Is there could be any problem with activation of windows 8 PRO?? and what procedure I have to follow??

    Please help me.

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  2. #2

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    Windows 8 Pro

    Friends Please help
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  3. #3

    On the repair disk (Recovery Environment),
    open Command Prompt,
    type this: bootsect.exe /nt60 ALL
    bootrec.exe /fixmbr
    bootrec.exe /fixboot

    Hope it works,
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  4. #4

    Nope, no activation problems at all, except if you have reinstalled windows more than number of times.
    I have reinstalled Windows 8 for about 3 times, no activation problems.
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  5. #5

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    Win7 Ult on DIY; Win8 Pro on MBP/Parallels; Win7 Ult on MBP/Boot Camp; Win7 Ult/Win8 Pro on HP

    Quote Originally Posted by Riaz View Post
    Friends Please help
    Don't know if you still are around. Don't have a lot of info to go on, but see if posts 9 or 16 (especially 16) on this thread, Will the disk burnt with Win 8 ISO install full Windows 8?, are useful to you.
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