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How large will 8.1 upgrade (in the store) be?

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    Paul,
    Won't one download to media suffice for all three machines by using each individual machine's product key? I would hope this would be the case.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Casey R View Post
    Paul,
    Won't one download to media suffice for all three machines by using each individual machine's product key? I would hope this would be the case.
    Indications are you won't get an option to save any media if you do the upgrade through the store. It will be like updating an app.
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    That makes perfect Micro$oft sense. It'll be a long process for a lot of us with multiple machines. I'm starting to wonder if the upgrade is worth it, but then MS puts the 2 year limit on us, too. I don't mind, and I'm sure most who visit this site don't mind, but poor old "soccer Mom" and "surfer Dad" will be clogging the help lines for sure.
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    Here at home nobody I know other than me, is running Windows 8. I have TechNet access so it's a non issue as far as my machines go. I would imagine a rash of new members round about oct 18th though.
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    Save to media would have been nice

    I went through similar when I was a Mac user (just 1 machine though), just left the update running overnight, took about 6 hours

    Probably do similar with 8.1, update 1 machine when it comes out to try it, let the other 2 do the update over night

    Good job my BB went to unlimited earlier this year, otherwise would have only been able to do 1 PC per month
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