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    How to get pre-installed windows 8 on new hard drive

    my mistake! i know the difference. when i said "with my Mac and the Crucial M4 nothing like this happened" i was talking about the 22.94GB+500MB+300MB+1GB that is "stolen" in this case with the Samsung Ultra and the Samsung 840 Pro. i intended to say that when i cloned my original Mac HDD...
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    How to get pre-installed windows 8 on new hard drive

    :) 22.94GB+500MB+300MB+1GB for what?! :o with my Mac and the Crucial M4 nothing like this happened. gggrrrr! i'll kill my girlfriend! it's her computer!
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    How to get pre-installed windows 8 on new hard drive

    another strange thing, when i connect an external USB HDD to either port it is recognized by the system because i can see it in the disk manager, the icon to safely disconnect appears, i can see it under devices but...i can't "open" it because it doesn't appear under "my computer" or in the...
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    How to get pre-installed windows 8 on new hard drive

    here it goes: when i try to run "Recover", an app from Samsung it says it can't find the recovery partition and the program needs to be shut. tryed several times, always the same.
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    How to get pre-installed windows 8 on new hard drive

    Hopachi thanks for your patience! it does help to explain! but i still think it's weird 94,4 out of 128! i've got a macbook pro (late 2011 version) with a Crucial M4 128GB i installed and nothing like this happened the differencies were about the same numbers you mentioned. in this case...
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    How to get pre-installed windows 8 on new hard drive

    under "my computer" the information below the SSD says 61GB free off 94,4GB! so total disk space available is only 94,4GB. this is strange, or is it not?
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    How to get pre-installed windows 8 on new hard drive

    another strange thing: when i open "my computer it says my disk total space is 94,4GB and i have a Samsung 840Pro 128GB
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    How to get pre-installed windows 8 on new hard drive

    ok guys, thanks again! just finished "theog" process and...it booted first time! running the AS SSD the results were: please note that it says "off/Alignment @ 4K Cluster" do i have a problem?
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    How to get pre-installed windows 8 on new hard drive

    sorry i didn't mentioned it, there's no product key! it comes within the BIOS.
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    How to get pre-installed windows 8 on new hard drive

    thanks for your patience guys! thanks Vadikan and theog! great to find nice people willing to help. p.s.: about Samsung support! :D the only thing i can do is laugh! otherwise i would cry! i live in Portugal...called the portuguese Samsung support line and the very nice girl on the other side...
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    How to get pre-installed windows 8 on new hard drive

    hello Vadikan i told i was a rookie! ;) thank you very much! if you don't mind i'll abuse your patience a little more and ask: which options to choose in Samsung app? the screen in the page you mentioned is this: what do i do? i connect the SSD to the usb3 port using a controller (no...
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    How to get pre-installed windows 8 on new hard drive

    just forgot: the computer came with no installation DVD available, usb flash drive, nothing. just the computer, a quick start "flyer", a waranty information and a safety precautions "flyer"!
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    How to get pre-installed windows 8 on new hard drive

    good evening! i'm a rookie i just get registered here minutes ago. i'm sorry if i ask a stupid question or one that as been answered over and over. my girlfriend just bought (yesterday) a Samsung Series 5 Ultra model NP530U3C-A04PT. it came with a 500 GB HDD. it came with Windows 8...
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