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since upgrading to win10 from original win 8.1 I have blank SSD 16gb, can i reload win 8 back on it ?

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> can I reload Windows 8 back on it?

 

It's not clear what you are trying to do.

 

Have you acquired a blank SSD since you upgraded your computer from Windows 8 to Windows 10?

 

Are you wanting to use the Windows 8 installation media to install Windows 8 onto the SSD?

 

Your license to use Windows 8 is valid only for the original computer on which it was originally installed.

Upgrading that computer to Windows 10 does _NOT_ give you a license to install Windows 8 onto some other computer, since at any time, you could reinstall the original Windows 8 onto the original computer.

 

Is this what you are asking about?

 

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Thank you for your reply,  My computer came withan SSD with win8 on it but since upgrading to win 10 it now appears to be blank.

 

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> My computer came with an SSD with win8 on it but since upgrading to win 10 it now appears to be blank.

 

Very weird.  Where is Windows 10 installed?

 

Click "File Explorer", and then "Computer".

You should get a listing of 'C:' disk-drive, and 'D:' CD/DVD optical drive, and what else ???

 

What is the capacity of the disk-drive?

What is the size of the 'C:' partition?

 

 

 

 

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Thanks for your help 

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