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    Do I need Windows 8 "OEM" disk for a clean installation?

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    A little more info please. What sort of Windows 8 install are you talking about?

    There are multiple ways of installing Windows on a Mac.

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    Quote Originally Posted by WildDog440 View Post
    Do I need Windows 8 "OEM" disk for a clean installation?
    No, not necessarily. What you need is a Window 8 full install DVD which can be a Microsoft boxed copy or an OEM System Builder's DVD. The "full" install is important.

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