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Convert Win8 Pro CD to iso file


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I purchased a licensed copy of Win8 Pro on CD in anticipation of a new laptop. The laptop doesn't have a CD player, so need to install via an iso file. Is there an easy way to convert the CD to an iso file? It doesn't appear as though MS will allow me to download an iso even though I have a valid license number since I didn't buy t direct from them.

Any ideas would be appreciated

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Thanks much for the info. I'll give it a try

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*DVD

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Use PowerISO or daemon tools to rip the CD/Create iso from it

Then create bootable USB drive or use daemon tools to mount the ISO on target computer.

Mounting will only let you do upgrade though, because obviously you cant format the partition its running on.

(Before anyone asks, yes win8 will install by mounting, done it 3 times now. It mounts, copies files, reboots then finishes install)

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