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  1.    09 Apr 2016 #11
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    glockafella,

    It would probably be better if you started your own thread regarding a problem completely unrelated to the tread you posted in?
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  2.    10 Apr 2016 #12
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    Quote Originally Posted by NavyLCDR View Post
    Yep. Since the laptop came with Windows 8.1, Windows 10 setup should read the Windows 8 product key from bios and not even ask you for a product key or which version you want to install. Make sure you download just the regular Windows 10 from Microsoft, not the "N" version and not the Single Language version. The download will have both Home and Pro versions included.

    If it does ask you for a product key, click "I don't have a product key", "Skip" or "do this later". Choose the version of Windows 10 you had before, Home or Pro. Then it should activate when connected to the internet.

    Also, unless it is one of the "laptops" with an Atom processor and only 32GB eMMC memory instead of a real hard drive, you are probably going to want 64-bit, not 32-bit.
    This actually worked..... Thanks a ton man..... Only thing was I couldn't install in my ssd..... I installed in my hdd and cloned it to ssd..... Thanks again....
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  3.    10 Apr 2016 #13
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    There is one more way to fix this......if you can get a Linux CD and boot through that you can make a bootable USB outta your recovery partition and then use it to install os.....
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  4.    10 Apr 2016 #14
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    Good to see that you got this solved. You can also do make a bootable usb of your recovery drive thru the Control Panel -

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  5.    10 Apr 2016 #15
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    Will do that.Thank you.
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