I purchased windows 8 on launch day and put it on my usb stick to install and it works fine and everything, but, I've broken the usb drive now and all of a sudden windows upgrade assistant claims windows 8 "isn't available in my region" (I live in the UK) can anybody help me and let me know how I can make a copy of windows 8 to put onto dvd just in case I ever need to format my drive.
So you download the image from the Microsoft Store, put it on a USB drive. The USB drive breaks, and now you can't download it again? Is that the issue?
@Toxeia: yeah that's the issue. :(
I'd really suggest getting in touch with Microsoft about it, but otherwise your only solution is to make a full back-up in Windows. It wouldn't be a clean install though. It'd be a copy of whenever you made the back-up.