reinstall w8 on dell desktop

  rsturbo 19:50 04 Nov 13

my dell crashed and bu**ered the hard drive. i had not created any recovery media! i have a w8 install disk, but there is no licence number on my dell machine. i went to pc world today and saw none of the w8 machines had COA on them??

how can i reinstall?

thanks for any info

  onthelimit1 08:18 05 Nov 13

See comments to my very similar thread here

  rsturbo 19:06 10 Nov 13

thanks for replies, the answer for my dell is phone dell support they send out engineer with usb install if hardware failure if no failure then can install dell recovery software onto working machine. i got usb sent out.

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