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babushka1911
08-22-2015, 11:33 AM
Hello. I have g551jw and I want to replace the HDD to SSD. After that I would have to install a new OS. My question is if I will install a fresh copy of windows 8.1, would my computer recognize it like an illegal copy?

lmujaj
08-22-2015, 11:37 AM
HI and WELCOME on the board ...
to find the answer you're looking for you need to have little bit skill with google and in 10mins you gona find it .
so STOP making useless threads here ...

now i gona be kind with you ! ... NO IT WONT RECOGNIZE AS ILEGAL COPY , coze the serial key is stored somewhere in motherboard hardwere

babushka1911
08-22-2015, 11:40 AM
Thank you!

Clintlgm
08-22-2015, 01:02 PM
Here are some tutorials (http://www.eightforums.com/gtsearch.php?cx=partner-pub-7156303416008077%3A205v6qk06j2&cof=FORID%3A9&ie=UTF-8&q=Clean+Install+with+OEM+Key) on how to clean install using your OEM embedded product Key.