Windows 8 and 8.1 Forums

Installing Windows 8

  1. #1

    Posts : 6
    Windows 8

    Installing Windows 8

    Hi everyone!

    I have a Windows 8.1 disc, and a Windows 8 license key. Is there any way to install directly Windows 8.1 with my license, or do I have to install Windows 8 and then upgrade? I would prefer to directly install Windows 8.1.

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  2. #2

    Posts : 5,592
    ME, XP,Vista,Win7,Win8,Win8.1
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

Installing Windows 8

Similar Threads
Thread Forum
Need help installing windows 8 on a new HDD
Recently I bought a new hard drive to replace my old one because it failed and just stopped working, I have a Sony vaio laptop that was pre- installed with windows 8 and assuming the activation key is in bios because I have only a windows 8 sticker at the back. With that out of the way the real...
General Support
Installing Windows 8 to an SSD
I am planning on purchasing an SSD to put in my laptop, but it will not be replacing the standard hard drive, they will just be side-by-side. I will be completely reformatting the regular drive so that I can install Windows 8 on the SSD and use the old one as just plain storage. However, I am not...
Installation & Setup
installing error on SAMSUNG NP900X3D - USB installing
yesterday I got annoyed by win 8 on my Samsung NP900X3D and I started to instal windows as I normaly used to do on my older laptop...and here the problems started: - as the ultrabook doesn`t have a optical unit I must use an bootable USB - I delete and redo the partition with the previous...
Installation & Setup
Installing Windows
Hey guys, can someone please help me I currently have an activated windows 8 installed on my laptop which is great because activating windows 8 really was...
Drivers & Hardware
A different way of installing Windows 8
Over on the sevenforums I have posted a tutorial on how to install Windows 8 independent of your current system and make it portable at the same time. That may be interesting for those that are not yet sure about a permanent Windows 8 installation. Have a look here: Portable OS - Carry your OS on...
Installation & Setup
Installing Windows 8 on a Mac
Has anyone been successful installing Windows 8 System Builder DVD on a Mac with the Mountain Lion OS and Boot Camp 5? I have been unable to convince Boot Camp to create the required portion. Hence, I have had to install Windows 8 via Parallels 8. Please help. Thank you.
Installation & Setup
Installing Windows 8 Pro
Folks, I upgraded three days ago with no problems. 1) MS asks your permission to install a FREE, no-obligation program that determines if you CAN upgrade to 8 Pro, and it even tells you which programs are incompatible. 2) I'm going to settle this question once and for all. I upgraded from the...
Installation & Setup

Eight Forums Android App Eight Forums IOS App Follow us on Facebook