Re: Accidentally wiped out windows while installing Ubuntu.
I think the correct words are: "So sorry for your loss".
While I have not yet wiped out an OS, so many folks have done so before you that it is almost a badge of honor (in a lost-all-my-data way).
Can you do a clean install of Windows 8 from an upgrade disk? If not, you may have to load windows 7 first so it can be upgraded.
Windows 7 can be installed from a upgrade disk by installing it twice. The first time loads the OS, but does not validate because it wans't an 'install ove an OS' install. The second time it sees the OS you just loaded, counts it as an upgrade and then it validates.
I wonder if the Windows 8 upgrade disk will do work that way too?
Look at all those flashing lights! I'll take one!
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