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Old October 22, 2013, 06:43 PM
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Originally Posted by 3.0charlie View Post
Hold on. I did that exact procedure on a Lenovo lappy I bought last December. Came pre-loaded with Win 8, no COA key. I then proceeded to replace the HDD with a SSD, while doing a clean Win8 install.

The only difference between the OP and I is that I used a Win8 Pro key from my stash of (my then) MS TechNet account....

edit: I tested Jellybean... per the app, I have a different key from the one that I used from my TechNet account!
Sounds like it recognized you had a Win8 Pro install disc and just used the key from the bios.
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