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This image remained on the screen for a few moments while Setup was initializing. I chose a light blue color scheme for now. Then i click on setup , it is stopped at 8%. Downloaded upgrade via release preview activation. 2.Saved iso, then went ahead with desktop upgrade online, activated auto no probs. 3. weblink

After that, it worked. Finally, make sure you have 1 to 2 hours free to run the install. Fig. 04 A bit of progress indicator eye candy while the updates are downloaded. It's still possible to go back and make any desired changes.

Upgrade Windows 8 To 10

Login or register to post comments bpbp00 on Sep 14, 2013 Sooooo easy. Windows vista, upgrade to 7, now upgraded to Windows 8 using Windows 8 upgrade DVD, keeping his software and files. Some report that you can do a clean install using a downloaded upgrade copy of Windows 8 Pro that you have burned to DVD or copied on an USB Flash Drive.While I can't even start to tell you how many users have 'thought' they had a backup only to find out it was corrupt or in some way defective.

All times are GMT -5. repeat step 1,now repeat step 2 wollah now windows is activated cool. the remainder of your post is difficult to understand and difficult to reply to or benefit from... Windows 8 Download Reply Frankie May 19, 2013 at 10:31 am # I have done all of this up to the arrow but I dont understand how to go to administrator tools Can you

It doesn't matter. Windows 8 Upgrade Assistant I would want to know if it is safe to interrupt the process by force closing my pc. Reply Peter H November 11, 2012 at 2:02 pm # Thank you, that worked for me too. http://winsupersite.com/article/windows8/windows-8-upgrade-32bit-64bit-144649 Most see a clean install as an installation on a blank hard drive, while some may see it as an option to keep no files from a previous operating system.The following

Clean Install of Windows 8 again on an upgrade. Windows 8 Iso Use the slider to select a basic background color for Windows 8. I know it's not SUPPOSED to work, but there is a chance it could though I'm not sure if the key will get checked to not get run on other pcs Reply Stuart December 6, 2012 at 3:56 pm # Regedit worked fine for me.

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So after installeing it was giving the error message mentioned above because it was an upgarde copy that she bought, i edited the registry as above and presto it worked. More Bonuses Which do I use? Upgrade Windows 8 To 10 Evidently I bought an upgrade version when I thought I was doing a clean install.The article above seems to address my concern but - again - I don't understand Step 1. Upgrade To Windows 10 Are you planning on performing a clean install of Windows 8?

Prior to the regedit it was giving me the error that my key was only good for upgrade of existing OS and after it activated just fine. have a peek at these guys The suggested workaround didn't work. Navigate to https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/software-download/windows10 2. Anmol Sahu Says: June 5th, 2016 at 7:55 am Can content inside hard disk can be deleted ? Download Windows 10

You can purchase Windows 8 Core from NewEgg.com and other retailers in both 32-bit and 64-bit versions. Click Next at the login screen. 8. Reply Xi October 31, 2012 at 1:07 am # If i don't have a CC and debit cards not working and don't have paypal, I'm going to use my friend's CC check over here That would be great.

Firefox 16.0.2, Thunderbird 16.0.2 releasedWindows 8: upgrade from 32-bit to 64-bit system Responses to Windows 8 Upgrade: clean install possible? Windows 8 Product Key Thanks so much!!! Type slmgr /rearm on the command line and hit enter.

Or you can perform a clean install: Please refer to Clean Install Windows 8 with Upgrade Media for details.

Turns out that at some point I have (unintentionally) installed Windows 10 Pro instead of Home and the "free" upgrade will now cost me almost £200 to buy a licnece. Not sure but very happy. Only option it gave me was re-start. Windows 8.1 Download audrey Says: May 30th, 2016 at 4:40 am is it normal that it take such a long time for it check updates ?

Though you can walk away for large portions of the process, you can expect all the downloading and file copying to take at least 60 minutes and, in our case, closer Reply Tim January 20, 2013 at 1:41 pm # It was activated! Copyright © 2002/2003/2004/2005/2006/2007/2008/2009/2010/2011/2012/2013, Jim Foley/The Elder Geek, All Rights Reserved Worldwide Reproduction, in any form, of information on this site is prohibited without express written permission. this content Michiel Reply seamus rudden November 6, 2012 at 3:53 pm # Bought a new PC and swapped out the HD for a SSD, but then could not activate on the clean

It is checked however during the activation and refreshing it is basically overwriting the current installation so it somehow fools windows that it was installed (upgraded) over previous version. Fig. 13 Personalize: Back in the XP, Vista, and Win 7 days there were a set of five to six screens where you entered the computer name, username, chose a network You saved me precious time staying on Microsoft queue call line. Thank you for signing up.

Just click OK to delete the partition. Yes, at least in Windows 8, 7, and Vista, you could compromise by making that critical "install" part up to you, but that's just one more thing you have to remember Reply Ed Karges October 29, 2012 at 10:49 am # I also purchased the Windows 8 Upgrade for Windows 7 for $39.95. Parag sharma Says: December 3rd, 2015 at 10:15 am i also update my window that is nice one Ioanna H Says: November 26th, 2015 at 8:27 am Hello.

Worked perfectly! Reply Tim October 27, 2012 at 6:22 pm # @GayanIf you're a Desktop user and prefer to not use the apps, you don't have to if you don't want to. If you haven't already, you will need to either purchase a Windows 8 Upgrade from a retailer, or use the Windows 8 Upgrade Assistant to purchase and download a Windows 8.1 Once I restarted I was faced with a BIOS message stating "NO OS FOUND ON C DRIVE!"Now I need to take the PC down to the nearby computer store to have

Screenshot by Dan Graziano/CNET If you are not logged into your Microsoft account, enter the Store, go to the Charms menu, select Settings, click the "Your account" option, and sign in. Reply Lowiitu November 1, 2012 at 12:11 am # @Loopy. I will never buy a license again. Will I be able to Clean Install with a Windows 8 Pro Upgrade?

Feel free to close the Windows Update window you were returned to.Here's a bit more on all of those options you have:Install updates automatically (recommended): Choose this option to have Windows If you don't have a system restore disk already, it's a good idea to make a full system backup, using disk imaging software such as Macrium Reflect, which makes a bit-by-bit Reply Daan April 15, 2013 at 7:08 am # I have many experience on this subject.I purchased two windows 8 upgrade licenses from my laptop (which is running a legal version I say 'almost' because there is no opportunity to change the system partition scheme and a windows.old directory will be created that contains the contents of the Windows Vista C:\Users directory.

But now since I Ifound this workaround I just might save myself from the trouble calling... :) Reply Eetu November 18, 2012 at 8:29 pm # That workaround worked fine for aalvin academia Says: June 11th, 2016 at 10:19 pm My upgrading seems to run perfectly from windows 8 to windows 10. All applications will have to be installed from scratch. If not, what will?