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Can I put two of the same os on same hard drive

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    Windows 8

    Can I put two of the same os on same hard drive


    I have a windows 8 laptop and wanted to re install a whole new windows 8 on it. I'm going to use the generic product key than once installed use the one that i found with magic belly bean key finder. I am just worried that it might say something went wrong than have to buy windows 8 so could i partition the hard drive and than once i know the new windows 8 is good than delete the other?

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    64-bit Windows 10


    Hello Ranar, and welcome to Eight Forums.

    Sure, you could do that since you will be removing the other installation.
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    If the laptop came with Windows 8 it most likely has the key embedded in BIOS so you should not need to enter one.
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Can I put two of the same os on same hard drive
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