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Easy Windows® 8.1 by Mark Edward Soper

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Appendix A. Installing Windows to an Empty Drive

Although most Windows 8 users have a preinstalled version on a PC or tablet or have upgraded from a previous Windows version, it’s also possible to install Windows 8 to a bare drive. It’s not difficult, and if you prefer to build your PC yourself, it’s the preferred method. Here’s how.

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Starting the Installation Process

After you have built your system, turn on your computer, insert your Windows 8 DVD, and restart your system. Then, follow these steps.

Press any key on your keyboard (such as the ...

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