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Windows 7: Reverting to Windows 8

02 Aug 2014   #1

Windows 7 (originally windows 8.1)
Reverting to Windows 8

Hi all,
I previously had Windows 8.1 and installed Windows 7 off a bootable USB.

Now if I want to reinstall Windows 8.1 using another bootable USB, is that possible? Will I need my product key or will Windows 8 automatically recognize my product key which should be in the BIOS?
The problem is that, did installing Windows 7 over Windows 8.1 erase any memory of product key.

Thank you.

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02 Aug 2014   #2

windows 7 home 64bit

Hi there ... Windows 8 is Embedded in to the BIOS ...
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02 Aug 2014   #3
Microsoft MVP


Clean Install - Windows 8

Further questions would best be handled at EightForums in the link, including asking in the tutorial comments section itself of the author.
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