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unformatting Windows 8 from SSD to re-install genuine version

I have a relatively new PC with a pirated version of windows 8 installed. I want to clean the SSD and re-install a genuine version.
Greg
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  1. Best answer
    OK.
    Buy a valid copy of Windows and install. During the install, you'll have the option of blowing away whatever is on that drive.
  2. USAFRet said:
    OK.
    Buy a valid copy of Windows and install. During the install, you'll have the option of blowing away whatever is on that drive.


    So are you saying that i can just load the Windows 8 CD let it run, put in the new product key and over write what ever is already on the SSD?
  3. Gregmc said:
    USAFRet said:
    OK.
    Buy a valid copy of Windows and install. During the install, you'll have the option of blowing away whatever is on that drive.


    So are you saying that i can just load the Windows 8 CD let it run, put in the new product key and over write what ever is already on the SSD?


    Yes, exactly that.
  4. USAFRet said:
    Gregmc said:
    USAFRet said:
    OK.
    Buy a valid copy of Windows and install. During the install, you'll have the option of blowing away whatever is on that drive.


    So are you saying that i can just load the Windows 8 CD let it run, put in the new product key and over write what ever is already on the SSD?


    Yes, exactly that.


    Thank you so much,,, dont know why no-one else could of told me this?? All ppl want is to get money out of you.
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