Downloading an ISO of Windows 8 Pro (64 bit)

Hello,

I have already purchased a Windows 8 Pro key, but have switched the hard disk drive on my computer. I need to install Windows 8 Pro on the new hard disk, which currently has no operating system installed. Can I download the ISO for Windows 8 Pro somewhere? When I use the upgrade assistant on another computer, it only gives me an option to purchase Windows 8, while I need an ISO image to create a bootable flash drive. Naturally, I don't want to choose the buy option since I already have the key. Or must I install a trial of Windows 7 first and then do an upgrade from there? Help please?
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You will need to first have a qualifying license installed (Windows XP, Vista or Windows 7), then you will be able to use the Windows 8 Pro upgrade.

 

You can download it from there and use your product key to upgrade:

http://windows.microsoft.com/en-GB/windows-8/upgrade-product-key-only

Best,
Andre
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Last updated March 24, 2018 Views 971 Applies to: