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Where to download Windows 8 Upgrade?

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    Where to download Windows 8 Upgrade?


    Windows 8 is suppose to be released at 12.01am but when I click Buy Windows 8 now it just brings me to a splash screen.

    Is this the link to buy and download the upgrade from or is there another link?

    Buy Windows - Microsoft Windows

    Thanks!

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    USA, Idaho
    Posts : 1,062
    Win 8, (VM win7, XP, Vista)


    Here's the link I'll be using: Buy Windows - Microsoft Windows


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    I'm using the same link except the UK version.
    Apparently it was meant to go live at 12.01am on October 26th yet I'm still unable to buy it. Whats going on!
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    Posts : 534
    Windows 7, Windows 8 RP


    Today is October 25th.


    Edit: Ha...nevermind, I just realized you said UK! Perhaps it's 12:01am USA time....maybe EST.
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    Posts : 3
    Windows 8 RP


    Quote Originally Posted by ChotaDon View Post
    Windows 8 is suppose to be released at 12.01am but when I click Buy Windows 8 now it just brings me to a splash screen.

    Is this the link to buy and download the upgrade from or is there another link?

    Buy Windows - Microsoft Windows

    Thanks!
    Download the Windows 8 upgrade assistant, and go all the way through to purchase, it works.

    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=262205
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    USA, Idaho
    Posts : 1,062
    Win 8, (VM win7, XP, Vista)


    Downloaded; up and running with all the apps installed. No problems whatsoever.
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    Posts : 272
    windows 7


    I want to buy but I don't want the upgrade version! Why cant Microsoft just take my money and let me download a full version? Grrrrr!
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    Tropical Island Pair a Dice
    Posts : 3,030
    Windows 8.1 Pro x64/ Windows 7 Ult x64


    Are there any retail stores selling Win8?

    I see all the GB Windows store links go to the upgrade version, looks like a website/link error.
    Maybe tomorrow they will get the links fixed.
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    Posts : 272
    windows 7


    I've been unable to find any stores selling W8, only 2 selling the "upgrade" option and none selling the Full or OEM version.
    Only place I can get an OEM is on line

    I cant even find an email address to contact Microsoft in the UK to enquire, only a phone number and I don't want to phone

    I feel like giving up...why are things so difficult?
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    Posts : 3
    windows8 release preview


    Yes dude i totally agree wit u
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