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can you install win8 trial without a previous os?

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    Windows 7

    can you install win8 trial without a previous os?


    Is it possible to install the win8 trial on a new machine that has no os on it and will it work?

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


    YES, for 90 days.

    As the new MOBO's now have a UEFI/BIOS firmware.
    How to install Windows 64 bit on a UEFI/BIOS firmware:
    UEFI (Unified Extensible Firmware Interface) - Install Windows 8 with
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    Posts : 10
    Windows 7


    Thanks will come back once installed incase any problems ��
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    ME, XP,Vista,Win7,Win8,Win8.1


    You are welcome.
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  5. #5


    Posts : 10
    Windows 7


    I have installed the trial onto my new pc but it just goes to a black screen after the windows 8 logo appears
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  6. #6


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    ME, XP,Vista,Win7,Win8,Win8.1


    Try using a Video card with VGA & Monitor.
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    Posts : 10
    Windows 7


    Is how im currently connected with dvd-i connected to avg adapter and hdmi also
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