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Downloading and installing Wondows 8 OEM

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    Windows 8, Linux Ubuntu

    Downloading and installing Windows 8 OEM


    Hello all, this is my first post
    I got a Laptop pre-installed with Windows 8, but i deleted it and installed a Linux distro because its better for what i do. BUT i love gaming, and gaming on Linux is a royal pain. So i want to re-install Wondows 8.
    My question is this: Where can i download Windows 8 64bit legally? I know how to burn to disk and install with the key saved on my Laptop. Anyone?
    Last edited by j4ckxandxj1ll; 20 Mar 2014 at 07:57.

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


    The only legal download:
    Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 ISO - Download or Create
    You will need to buy a Retail Product Key.
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    Did you create the recovery disc before installing Linux?
    Did you wipe the hard drive or did you leave the Recovery Partition?
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Downloading and installing Wondows 8 OEM
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