Restoring Win 8 from a different laptop

  BRYNIT 18:28 27 Apr 2014

If its the same make model using a set of recover/restore disk should work these are used in case the hard drive fails.

You could also create a full backup copy of your friends hard drive to restore yours, remember to create a backup of the full HD as sometimes a small partition at the front of the drive is used to store the OS boot and recovery set up.

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