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Is it possible still to upgrade from win 8 to win 8.1

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    Is it possible still to upgrade from win 8 to win 8.1

    I have problem in my computer. I am using win 8.1. I want to clean install 8.1. I do not have win 8.1 sofware. How to go about. I have upgraded from win7 to win8 and then from win8 to win8.1.
    I have my product key for win8. Can anybody suggest what can I do now.


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    Hello Menon, and welcome to Eight Forums.

    If this is retail copy of Windows 8, then you are good to go and could do either option below.


    1. Clean install Windows 8. - Clean Install with Windows 8 Upgrade

    2. Update to Windows 8.1. - Windows 8.1 - Update to from Windows 8


    1. Use Option One in the tutorial below to download a Windows 8.1 ISO file with your Windows 8 key.
    2. Create a bootable USB/DVD from the ISO file.

    3. Clean install Windows 8.1 with a generic key. When the installation is finished, change the product key to your Windows 8 key to activate it.

    Hope this helps,
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