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Originally Posted by savage1987 View Post

I rang Toshiba support just now. They were able to tell me the original OS was just Windows 8. Nothing fancy.

I have installed windows 8.1 from an all-in-one type installer disc I created yesterday. I'd have thought this should match up but it hasn't. I can't actually find an original Windows 8 ISO anywhere that isn't preloaded with some junk attempt at a crack... but surely the 8.1 version can't be the issue.

    Did you install Windows 8.1 Preview?  If this is the preview edition, you'll need to enter the preview key given at the Microsoft website instead your valid Windows 8 key.
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I found a Win8 OEM .iso file, installed and activated it by phone. All good!

Thanks guys - so much for Toshiba's insistence that it wouldn't work, haha.
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