The time machine shaped my result of ssd unable to check my key when installing windows?

Brief summary:

My machine: Macbook pro mid 2012
What I have: Samsung Evo SSD, optical Bay caddy, 8.1 windows bootable dvd with serial
I wanted to do: install windows in my second internal SSD (optical Bay)
What went wrong: Enter key I get: "we could not verify the product key. Please check your installation media. »

I suspect that the problem is: I have formatted by mistake the SSD mac front.

Question: Has been put in shape my SSD the cause of the problem? and if yes how can I do to reset?

Detailed long version

I have a macbook mid 2012 retina not pro that I wanted to have the option to be able to boot from a windows and a mac. As a result, I bought a samsung EVO solid state drive for this purpose. I decided to try the drive and put it in instead of the optical drive caddy the day I got it. I was invited with the message that the mac was unable to acknowledge it and follow a few steps online to format. I would find it later when we look at a forum that I should have left the unformatted SSD. However, I tried to install windows on the EVO by placing the optical drive in the computer, put the EVO in the main Bay. I put the windows cd in and followed the installation. Everything was good until I had to put in the windows key. I put in and received the message "we could not verify the product key. Please check your installation media. "I double checked to see if it was right by voluntarily entering a wrong key he gave me a message that the key was invalid. Snooping around, I tried to reset the drive by using the offer of advanced tools and I was told that windows did not have access to the partition or something of the sort.

A format the drive of the source of the error and if so is it possible to return to the factory settings?

All the advice/help is greatly appreciated! Thank you very much!

The formatting SSD is not related to the issue with the product key. Windows Setup reformats the SSD in the main Bay NTFS still. If the SSD is less than 2 TB, you can format the MBR with attempts as well as FAT32 format.

Your model is compatible with the installation from DVD and USB, both. You can also download the ISO of Microsoft W8.1 to the to ensure that your DVD is not a several bits (32-bit and 64-bit DVD).

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