So I want to reinstall it ,maybe some problems happened when I downgraded the window,but I have lost my installation disk. Create System Image Again, at your Start Screen, type Recovery. Depends on what you choose to use. I'm attempting now to create a recovery disk and image. Windows 8 will now start preparing the Reset process.
Going this route though, you must call Microsoft to activate Windows. Thanks for the link and the explanation. You have to select C-Drive and click Format. I searched the web and the W8 official site without finding much success. Had no issues installing on the desktop. Better still, get Tech Tips delivered or alternatively, have the direct to your in-box. If you can not activate error code: 0xc004f061 then call the Microsoft Customer Service.
I had to reinstall my Windows without losing any data. Make sure your data is backed up! Get your own favorite tip published! When the search results appear click on the Settings category as shown below. . If the above steps do not fix the issue then please send me a private message with the computer's service tag, Name registered during the system purchase and email address so that I can check what can be done. Im from sweden tried the swedish support but could not find where to ask a question so i hope you understand. I have the same problem like these: and A few weeks ago I bought a Dell Inspiron 2330 with win 8.
Next, if I want to have a 'fresh' or 'virgin' installaion after formatting the C drive, which Installation Key shall I use. You can find the images below to help you through the installation process. Windows 8 provides a new feature that makes this process incredibly easy by erasing your data, reformatting your hard drive, and reinstalling Windows 8 at the press of a button. I made a recovery disk and a drive image. I needed my other files, so things went right. You can Start the installation from within Windows 8 preview.
You can create new partitions or delete existing ones in the Partition Manager. You will then login using your local account. When installation is complete, setup your user account and password. You can download Windows 8 Professional from. For that, see this tutorial below instead. Some people would rather just do the work on their own and not have to contact the vendor, wait for the disk to be shipped, pay for it even if it's 20-30. Technically not having bloatware isn't a requirement the author requested.
Click the Create New Account link and then at the bottom of that next screen you will see a link that will let you cancel the process. I would like to install authentic Dell's Win8 again that was installed before, with accept the key from bios. He can either use the system partition provided by Dell or use the Reset feature. I am not familiar with installation with Windows recovery partition. Steps to reinstall Windows 8 without the disk 1. Of course, you will need to reinstall your applications and hardware drivers.
Between a factory reset and a reinstall, it was tough. To create this article, volunteer authors worked to edit and improve it over time. I posted this because i didn't know you can just call and ask for a replacement cd, instead of downloading, making a bootable drive formatting then changing the bios then installing the drives after you download them. Dec 15, 2012 I have an Inspiron One 2305 All in One with touch display and was planning to upgrade to Windows 8. First of all you need to go to the computer settings, to do so press Windows + C keys to view the start menu startbar, click on Settings. There may be a solution. I have said everything you need to do before installing the operating system on your computer.
This option deletes all third-party apps and restores all system files to a fresh, working state, which can help resolve problems with slowness. To Reinstall Windows 8, start by launching the Charms menu and selecting the Settings listing. I'll post back to confirm whether or not it was successful for me. There are a few options available in that too, if you want to reinstall Windows 8 with all your files and folders untouched, you can opt for it. Then why not have it published here and receive full credit? I'll post back to confirm whether or not it was successful for me.