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How To Create A Windows Installation DVD ?

  1. #1


    Kolkata, India
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    Windows® 8.1 Pro 64-Bit

    How To Create A Windows Installation DVD ?


    Hello Guys, My Laptop ASUS N56VZ-DH71 didn't came with A windows installation DVD It only came with a Driver And Software Utility Disc. So in future if my SSD fails or any other thing happens to my Laptop (like my both Dell PCs) at that time I couldn't do anything if the HDD along with the Hidden Recovery partition goes corrupt.

    So my question is that is there any way to create A Windows Installation Disc from which I can clean install my PC.

    I have the product key so is there any official Link from MSFT from where I can download a trail version or unregistered version of Windows 8 and after that activate it with my product key.

    Please help me........

    Thanks...............

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  2. #2


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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


    Some will say find a genuine ISO, of the needed type and bitness, online; ensure that it has UEFI support (if you want to reinstall under UEFI); burn it to disc; and hold it for future installation. I'd do that if I believed that following such a procedure is EULA consistent and I was certain that I had found the real thing online. Not recommending, but see, for example, The Official Windows 8 Repository.

    Otherwise. I would buy MS system builder software (Win8 core or Win8 Pro), if needed (or proactively), and install it under the personal-use license. This software is transferrable provided that you never use it again, or make it possible for anyone else to try to use it, once transferred. It can be installed on one owned machine at a time. The hardware of the machine installed on can be changed any number of times and any number of ways. And, the software can be installed on owned machines (on at a time) as many times as wanted.

    You also can clean install with retail upgrade software. Doing so probably would create only minor activation problems (See Clean Install with Windows 8 Upgrade). There is an EULA issue unless you have qualifying software that you would be willing to forego the use of once having installed the upgrade software.
    Last edited by znod; 29 Mar 2013 at 04:44.
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  3. #3


    Kolkata, India
    Posts : 127
    Windows® 8.1 Pro 64-Bit


    Thank You Very Very Much....

    My problem is fixed.......

    Thank You Again........
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    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 ASUS version of
    Recovery Drive - Create with USB Flash Drive in Windows 8



    Did you make the OEM manufacturer's Recovery Disks?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Narayan View Post
    Thank You Very Very Much....

    My problem is fixed.......

    Thank You Again........
    You are very welcome.
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  6. #6


    Kolkata, India
    Posts : 127
    Windows® 8.1 Pro 64-Bit


    Quote Originally Posted by theog View Post
    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 ASUS version of
    Recovery Drive - Create with USB Flash Drive in Windows 8



    Did you make the OEM manufacturer's Recovery Disks?
    Thank You For the Info . Today I will make The Recovery Media And the system recovery Disc.

    Thanks.....
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