Recent content by jonnboy1976

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    "Windows 8 Installation has Failed" - Since Jan. 20th...

    I got the RTM version of Windows 8 Pro. Microsoft let me use the product key I got when I bought the Pro upgrade over a month ago. It installed without a hitch the first try. :)
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    "Windows 8 Installation has Failed" - Since Jan. 20th...

    Finally!! I just got and installed Windows 8 Pro RTM over the release preview 8 I had installed last week over my Windows 7 Ultimate. Thanks you guys for all your suggestions, advice and help. This forum is better than all the Microsoft ones I've been trying to get help from since Jan 20th!
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    "Windows 8 Installation has Failed" - Since Jan. 20th...

    Showdown, Can you please explain exactly what you mean and how/when to format?
  4. J

    "Windows 8 Installation has Failed" - Since Jan. 20th...

    ok thanks! I'll let you know what happens..... :)
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    "Windows 8 Installation has Failed" - Since Jan. 20th...

    Thanks guys very much for your help! Just to be clear before I attempt your instructions above, I want to completely wipe my hard drive clean and then install win 8 pro? I'd been told (or read) before that win 8 pro had to be installed on a system that already had a windows OS currently...
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    "Windows 8 Installation has Failed" - Since Jan. 20th...

    This has been ongoing frustration for me since I bought Win 8 Pro on Jan 20th. Never in my life had trouble upgrading or installing Windows before. And I realized today that the free Win 8 Media pack product key that I got from Microsoft weeks ago is no longer valid. It expired Jan 31st...
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    "Windows 8 Installation has Failed" - Since Jan. 20th...

    I still cannot install Windows 8 Pro upgrade. Please help!??
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    "Windows 8 Installation has Failed" - Since Jan. 20th...

    I have been to the Panther folder, but not looked around inside it much. Thank you, I'm going to check out those log files now. Like I said, any possible help/something that I haven't tried or heard about is very appreciated. Thanks again. I'll let you know.....
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    "Windows 8 Installation has Failed" - Since Jan. 20th...

    Under BIOS. Tried clean install and normal both many times. And the Upgrade Assistant many times as well with no issues coming up from it....
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    "Windows 8 Installation has Failed" - Since Jan. 20th...

    Since I purchased the Win 8 Pro Upgrade online from Microsoft on Jan 20th, Ive been trying to get in to install. I have Windows 7 Ultimate on a HP laptop. I've had the Microsoft "live help agents" or whoever remotely access/control my pc 3 times already. I knew as much or more than 2 of them...
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