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new installation fails - Edge 330 Recovery - not booting

2013-04-15, 10:05 AM



- Edge E330

- 6 weeks old

- stucked for more then 20min

- even it was not possible to enter the "disk management" in Win8

- so I saved the Win8 OEM Key

- start a complete new setup

- but this was after 45% stopped and had an error

- got the recovery DVD by post from lenovo (after 4 business days? no download possible) 

- recovery DVD will not accepted (the Lenovo is not booting from these)


- download a Win8 RTM ISO 

- this runs directly and very well (is booting from this and installing it perfectly!)


- so the Lenovo hotline tells me, they do not have a Win8 OEM ISO DVD, I must do it with the recovcery DVD

- but these will be not accepted by the computer! 

- tried it with a external USB stick (FAT 32) and an SD card (FAT 32) - the data will be not accepted as a boot capable


next plan:


A) organize a Win8 ISO CD (not RTM),  but I guess the key will be not be accepted because of OEM,  I am right?

B) return the notebook and buy a competitors notebook


I appreciate any kind of help! 

Thanks in advance





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