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Window 8/8.1 upgrade slipstream install?

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    Window 8/8.1 upgrade slipstream install?


    Is it at all possible to slipstream Win7 to Windows 8 and Windows 8.1?

    I have a Win7 Ultimate, upgrade to Windows 8 Pro, then I'll upgrade to Windows 8.1 through Windows Store. Can this be slipstreamed to make reformatting easier?


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    The easy would clean install Windows 8.

    To clean install:
    1) Clean the HD Drive, using Step one in this tutorial:
    SSD / HDD : Optimize for Windows Reinstallation - Windows 7 Help Forums
    than
    2a) Clean install with the OEM manufacturer's Recovery Disk.

    2b) Clean Install - Windows 8

    2c) UEFI (Unified Extensible Firmware Interface) - Install Windows 8 with


    For Windows 8 Upgrade version.
    3) Clean Install with Windows 8 Upgrade
    Do part 2 of the tutorial Refresh.
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    Great guides. Thanks alot!
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