Just bought an awesome new Laptop.
Just bought an SSD for my new Laptop.
My Laptop does not come with a Windows 8 DVD. Or a Windows 8 Activation code (although appears genuine in all other respects). I understand the code is held in the firmware so I shouldn't need to enter it anyway. I have (as a back up) used software to detect the code. Laptop does not come with Recovery Disk, I have thus far been unable to make one.
1. Intel SSD came with cloning software. Wont work because of my Dynamic Disk.
2. Tried other software. Appears to work, but new SSD has problems with boot file so wont boot.
3. Have tried downloading a Windows 8 ISO and making USB Boot version, wont boot from USB.
4. I don't have any blank DVDs to try the ISO with, and it is Easter, everything is closed.
F windows - give me a damn DVD why don't you!
Any smart ideas to get my new SSD up and running?