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    Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 ISO - Download or Create

    I have also upgraded to Windows 10 Home from a downloaded ISO file on a DVD. It is version 10.0.10240. I have extracted the Product Key using Magical Jelly Bean & notice that it is different from the OEM key which it was showing while using Windows 8 & 8.1. Can I use this Product Key for a Clean...
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    Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 ISO - Download or Create

    Thanks Brink. In other words, it is never advisable to wipe the hidden "OEM" partitions & "Restore" partition in my computer. In so many replies I have seen suggestions for complete formatting the whole hard drive even the separate partition containing data to overcome PC problems.
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    Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 ISO - Download or Create

    I've ASUS laptop which came pre-installed with Windows 8(64-bit). It was upgraded to Windows 8.1 Single Language (64-bit) through Windows Store. I have gone through all the 604 postings above & notice that it is probably not possible to download Windows 8 ISO file with an OEM key from Microsoft...
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    Need help formatted genuine windows 8 in lenovo

    How to view Windows 8/8.1 OEM Product key for UEFI Firmwar The command returned Error : Description = Not found
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    Solved Windows 8.1 Recovery - Could not find recovery environment

    I had similar problem as in the original post, which has been solved by following your instructions. Thank you genet.
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    Repairing problems detected by sfc

    After running "PCFixit" Program the "bootmgfw.efi.mui" missing has been rectified, but the problem of "Telemetry" files remain. How to attach CBS.log? I find only attach "image"/"Video" button on toolbar. Also after running the solutions suggested by "genset" the "Recovery" option has been...
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    Repairing problems detected by sfc

    After running sfc /scannow the CBS.log reads : can't repair bootmgfw.efi.mui, version 6.3.9600.17031 - file missing; can't repair utc.app.json, version 6.3.9600.17747 - hash mismatch; can't repair telemetry.ASM-WindowsDefault.json, version 6.3.9600.17747 - hash mismatch, can't repair...