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How to update a Win 8 to a Win 8.1 installation ?

  1. #1

    Posts : 17
    Windows 8

    How to update a Win 8 to a Win 8.1 installation ?

    Assume I have a running Win 8 installation.

    How exactly can I trigger the update to Win 8.1 (through Store)?

    Will automatically be v8.1.1 installated or is an intermediate step

    v8 ---> v8.1 ----> v8.1.1



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  2. #2

    Posts : 21,860
    64-bit Windows 10

    Hello Peter,

    The first step is to install all your Windows Updates. Afterwards, the update for Windows 8.1 Update should be available via the Store.

    The tutorial below can give you more detailed step by step instructions to help if you like.

    Windows 8.1 - Update to from Windows 8

    Hope this helps,
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  3. #3

    Posts : 6
    Windows 8.1 Pro x64

    I dont think it is safe I have upgraded twice and then I had blck screen twice also. WHat I did was to order a copy from manufactutrer of WINDOWS 8.1 directly. I have HP
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