How to install windows 8 on a Lenovo IdeaTab K3 Lynx

Hello all,
So the warranty on my 3 Lenovo IdeaTab K3 Lynx is expired and all restore partitions are corrupted, although the hardware is in good sound condition im left with paper weights. I have contacted Lenovo Support and spoken to about 12 people in a matter of 3 days. Lenovo options are: 1. purchase extended warranty for $400 (this according to the person i spoke with) 2. Send my Lenovo IdeaTab K3 Lynx to a repair center for an initial cost of about $100 plus whatever they find wrong with the tablet. I would much rather install Windows 8 and all the drivers for the Lenovo IdeaTab myself.  Lenovo Ideatab support unlike Toshiba support refuses to sell a recovery USB or ISO.
I have tried to boot a windows 8 USB with EFI but no success. ALL Recovery partitions are corrupted, to there is no other way but to reinstall a copy of windows on to the Lenovo IdeaTab K3 Lynx. Ghosting the tablet also did not work.
at this point i would be happy to install Linux as well.
anyone have any ideas?
Thank you,
Fabian
Information Technology Specialist

hi Fabian,
Welcome to the Forums.
Can y0u check tjniko s post in this thread as he was able to successfully install Win8.1 on the device.
Regards
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