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Oh wait, now I understand the problem. You don't have the .iso. What about the DVD? Do you have that? Just format the stick as FAT32 and then copy the contents of the DVD over and restart and check if the stick boots. tongue.gif
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LOL
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Still need the .iso ? Is http://www.eightforums.com/tutorials/18309-windows-8-windows-8-1-iso-download-create.htmlthis what you are looking for? There is a guide and some links. To be honest, I'm way too tired to check myself tongue.gif
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been meaning to do this myself just haven't yet . just want windows" flash drive . I do fix its for family and friends along with a small group of clients that I've picked up over last few years. Carry the book of disks with new when i have to go
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Oh wait, now I understand the problem. You don't have the .iso. What about the DVD? Do you have that? Just format the stick as FAT32 and then copy the contents of the DVD over and restart and check if the stick boots. tongue.gif

When it comes to computers, I can put together a PC, overclock, run complex games like a heavily modded Skyrim with a borderless windowed mode (because I am awesome), customize the entire computer, get temps super low with pinpoint fan precision, and then I will still keep forgetting something like how to change directories in CMD, or how to access folder options to allow hidden files and folders to be viewed. I even had trouble once because I don't like to double click on things so I always set the option to use single click, and when I was at a software and hardware support class, I had trouble opening programs because I kept single clicking and I actually called my teacher over because I am so used to single click. The semester did not get off to a good start lol.
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How do I go about doing this? The Google Gods are not gracing me with their wisdom and knowledge. I am going to do it on my dad's new PC but he won't have a DVD drive.

EDIT: I forgot to mention that I have a legit key that I just never used so I am good there.

EDIT: Ok so where do I get the iso from?

If you have a WIndows 8 ISO already, you only need to use the Windows USB DVD TOOL: http://www.microsoftstore.com/store/msusa/html/pbPage.Help_Win7_usbdvd_dwnTool

If you don't have an ISO yet, create one using your PK and this link: http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-8/upgrade-product-key-only

Once you have an ISO, use the USB DVD TOOL above.
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