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Windows 7: Windows 8 recovery disk, can I reinstall windows on new hybrid drive?

15 Jan 2013   #1

Windows 8 single language English
Windows 8 recovery disk, can I reinstall windows on new hybrid drive?

Hi I recently purchased a new Alienware m14x r2 which came with windows 8 single language, English pre installed. However I want to replace the hdd with a newer hybrid drive, can I create a recovery disk and reinstall the os on the new hdd? I have created 5 recovery DVDs. Please help

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15 Jan 2013   #2

Windows 8 single language English
I need to install right from the beginning!

Need to rebuild os on the new hybrid
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15 Jan 2013   #3

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Yes, not a problem.

information   Information

We always assume you have made your Recovery Disks using the OEM manufacturer's Recovery Media Creator app the first day you had your new PC.
& made the Startup Repair CD.
Recovery Drive - Create with USB Flash Drive in Windows 8
System Repair Disc - Create in Windows 8

Did you make the OEM manufacturer's Recovery Disks?

Take a look at page 99.
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16 Jan 2013   #4

Windows 8 single language English

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16 Jan 2013   #5
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You can also get the superior Clean Reinstall - Factory OEM Windows 7.
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 Windows 8 recovery disk, can I reinstall windows on new hybrid drive?

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