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Windows.old Folder - Delete in Windows 8

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    Hi, yes, I would like to do that but my update agent won't take the newest version, so I can't get the updates for 8.1 to upgrade and I want to try to repair install with 8 and then upgrade 8.1. Do you know where I can get the 8 ISO?

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    That's ok. You could download the 8.1 ISO file, and directly upgrade using the ISO file if you like.

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  3. #112


    And the upgrade install with a usb 8.1 will work as the repair install inside the OS and not at boot without losing my files?
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  4. #113


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    Correct if needed after already upgrading to 8.1.
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    Hi, I have received the message that Windows could not configure one or more system components, twice now. It just reverts me back to 8 after trying to upgrade to 8.1 with the ISO on my desktop.
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    If you like, you could clean install Windows 8.1 instead.

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  7. #116


    Hi, where would I find the error log for the failed upgrade? I found a panther folder but not the log for the failed components.
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  8. #117


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    The locations at the Microsoft link below should be for them if available.

    https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/.../hh824819.aspx
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