Question Installing OS on HDD that has been formatted

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So a few years ago, when I was still learning much about much of computers, I decided I wanted clean install my laptop, but ended up formatting my entire HDD including the recovery partition. I’ve tried using recovery drives and installation DVDs to try and download a new OS, but I haven’t even been able to get a screen to come up. This PC ran Windows 8.1 originally, but I had upgraded to Windows 10 a year or so before I wiped the drive. Is there any way that I can reinstall at least Windows 8.1?
 

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Reinstalling WIn 10 should be no problem.

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