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'Something happened" can't upgrade from 8.1 Preview to 8.1

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    Windows 8.1 Preview

    'Something happened" can't upgrade from 8.1 Preview to 8.1

    Yesterday, my Windows 8.1 preview machine decided it was going to restart every 2 hours unless I install the full 8.1. The problem is that the store install doesn't work; when I click "download", I get a message saying "something happened and the install of 8.1 Preview can't be completed." I also lost my installation disc at some point, assuming that would even work. What should I do?

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    ME, XP,Vista,Win7,Win8,Win8.1

    You can upgrade using the Windows 8.1 DVD, if you have a Product Key.
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