But after being all done, I noticed there were plenty of files and programs I wanted to get rid of so I decided to install a clean copy od Windows 8 Pro and format my hard drive. How do I create a USB bootable copy of Windows 8 Pro?
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If you have the ISO image for the version of Windows 8 that you have purchased download the
Windows 7 USB/Download tool from Microsoft. It will make a bootable USB key from the ISO image (it works for Windows 8 as well as 7)
You may have to make some changes to your PC BIOS to get it to boot from the USB key. Some systems allow you to make a one time selection of the boot device (i.e. Dell, Acer, Asus ). Watch the boot screen for a message as it only needs to boot from the key
once and this is easier than changing the BIOS and then changing it back again.
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