Solved Best way to download windows 8 for usb boot Tags: Windows 8 Last response: April 16, 2013 1:13 AM in Windows 8 Share ShadowProject April 15, 2013 2:01:19 PM So I don't have an optical drive and I am wanting to download windows 8 somehow so I can create a bootable USB. Can someone point me in the right direction Thanks More about : download windows usb boot te100 a b * Windows 8 April 15, 2013 2:24:17 PM http://pcsupport.about.com/od/windows-8/a/install-windo... m 0 l Best solution dodger46 a c 381 * Windows 8 April 15, 2013 11:20:59 PM Depends what you're trying to do. If you are buying 8 to upgrade it's probably cheapest to buy the upgrade version from a store on disk and create USB install from disk http://pcsupport.about.com/od/windows-8/a/install-windo... If you have Win 8 and want to re-install and have a valid product key try this download link (It's from a Pro Upgrade) http://web.esd.microsoft.com/W8DL/DFB736WD8A9DFB5B1D8DF... (Let me know if it works, you'll need your product key to download) Share Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer ShadowProject April 16, 2013 1:13:55 AM I borrowed a friends optical drive and just installed it from the disc. Thanks for the responses m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedWindows 8.1 Boot from USB question. Forum SolvedWindows 8.1 Boot from USB question. Forum SolvedBest Way to Make Restore/Backup Disks of WIndows 8.1 Forum SolvedWould moving Windows 8 to a USB 3.0 stick boot faster & improve performance? Forum Is there any other way to install windows 8 without a disk on startup than with a usb Forum Solvednew windows 8 but need dual boot to usb windows xp Forum SolvedWindows 8 USB Boot Disk Forum SolvedCan't boot Windows 8 from a USB Forum SolvedBest way to migrate existing Windows 8 to SSD Forum SolvedBest Way to Upgrade to SSD & Install Windows 8? Forum Any way to install Windows 7 when PS/2 port on ASUS P5Q-E is broken, harddrive has boot priority and USB legacy isn't enabled? Forum SolvedI can\'t boot my asus x401a from usb windows 8 Forum I have 2 identical laptops. One has windows 7, the other windows 8. I want to get rid of windows 8, what is the best way of Forum I have 2 identical laptops. One has windows 7, the other windows 8. I want to get rid of windows 8, what is the best way of Forum New Build won't boot Windows 7 or 8.1 from USB Forum Best way to install windows 8? Forum how do I change boot options in windows 8 bios to boot from usb flashdrive device Forum how do I boot a recovery drive usb on start up in windows 8 .1 Forum Computer won't boot from USB when trying to install windows 8.1 Forum How to Boot from a live USB on windows 8.1 Forum More resources Read discussions in other Windows 8 categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security !