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Can't Install Windows 8.1 Preview 64-bit

  1. #1

    New Member

    Join Date : Jul 2013
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    Windows 7 SP1 64-bit

    Can't Install Windows 8.1 Preview 64-bit

    Hi All ,

    Downloaded WindowsBlue-ClientwithApps-64bit-English-X1899605.ISO from Microsoft Site

    Burned Into DVD and USB Flash Using Windows 7 USB DVD Download Tool

    After booting from DVD or USB i stuck at the fish logo !! and the screen is turned off after 2 or 3 minutes with activity in USB or DVD !!

    tried it several times using different HDD with no success

    Windows 8 Installation is OK without a single problem

    Motherboard Gigabyte EP35-DS3L
    Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU E7200 @ 2.53GHz (2 CPUs), ~2.5GHz
    Memory: 4096MB RAM
    ATI Radeon HD 3650


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    Join Date : Mar 2010
    Posts : 5,592
    ME, XP,Vista,Win7,Win8,Win8.1
    UK uk england

    Try upgrading from Windows 8 desktop.
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  3. #3

    Junior Member

    Join Date : Oct 2012
    Posts : 29
    windows 8 pro

    Can't Install Windows 8.1 Upgrade From Store

    Brink or someone; have Windows 8 downloaded 8.1 from thee store. Everything was fine until it got to configuring personal settings and that reboot just hung with the splash screen and the hour glass tuning for an hour. Second cold boot told me Windows 8 was being restored with this error message.


    Any solution to this? If the only answer is to attempt an ISO clean install I guess I'll wait for the final release of 8.1.

    Thanks guys. Again, great forum.
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