How to install windows to a new motherboard without Windows CD?

I think that not many people were in my situation here. I will soon get a new motherboard, but the problem is that I don't have my CD. I wrote my key product some time ago so I have that but is there a way for me to get my Win8 back using my product key, but without first using my CD?

You need the CD, no way around that. But if the cd has been lost, get a

the mfg replacement, it should be free... If it is a copy of the retail of 8, then

Microsoft would have done the same thing... If the OS is on a partition of the HD, the HD you

always have & will use the new MB, then all is lost, unless the same MB correct

is ordered, then purchase new windows operating system cd.

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