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Problems with Windows 8 on a newly built pc.

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January 19, 2013 9:44:27 PM

I have just recently finished building a pc and installed Windows 8 onto it, problem is I used the disk on a previous system so I cannot activate Windows on the new pc. So I wanted to ask if I were to purchase new Windows 8 software, would that solve the product key issue I have? I've also hear about problems with Windows 8 on pc's with no previous Windows software on it, so any help anyone can give me would be great right now. Thanks in advance.
January 19, 2013 9:51:54 PM

Yes you do need a new OS and it will solve your problem. Erase the hard disk and reformat it before you do the install.
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January 19, 2013 9:55:22 PM

Hi :) 

AND you cannot use the cheap upgrade, you now have to buy a full oem...

All the best Brett :) 
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January 19, 2013 10:54:26 PM

All right, least there is a store close by that I know has oem's for sale, too bad they're already closed for the weekend, oh well I'll just check Monday I guess.
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