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8.1 upgrade

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    8.1 upgrade


    used windows for 18 years. recently gave linux mint a try. came back to win 8 for a look and am unable to get the 8.1 upgrade. well done microsoft, you have learnt nothing

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    Canada
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    windows 8.1 Update 1 Pro 64bit


    What is the problem updating Win 8 to Win 8.1
    If you are running Win 8, all Windows Updates must be installed before attempting to update to Win 8.1 through the Store.
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    Well done, Noel. You explained nothing.
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    installed win 8 then upgraded to 8.1 on 20 pc's. no problem prior. now error 0x80240031. many of the dozen attempted upgrades i have tried on the one pc in the last few days come up with different errors. any posts to fix it null and void. even ms fix it plan no use. from what i can gather 10's of thousand's of users wanting to upgrade have been affected. appears it is a ms stuffup. different users getting different errors.
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    Harrisonburg, Va.
    Posts : 10,488
    Windows 8.1.1 Pro with Media Center


    Perhaps this link will help---

    How To Fix 0x80240031 Error?
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    thanks
    David Bailey. i will give it a try and post the results
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    Harrisonburg, Va.
    Posts : 10,488
    Windows 8.1.1 Pro with Media Center


    Quote Originally Posted by noelbeth55 View Post
    thanks
    David Bailey. i will give it a try and post the results
    ok
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    to no avail David Bailey. thanks anyway
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    Harrisonburg, Va.
    Posts : 10,488
    Windows 8.1.1 Pro with Media Center


    Quote Originally Posted by noelbeth55 View Post
    to no avail David Bailey. thanks anyway
    Hope you find an answer.
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