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Problem installing Windows 8

  1. #1


    Posts : 3
    Win7

    Problem installing Windows 8


    ATM I have windows 7 installed
    I ran the Windows8-UpgradeAssistant.
    When checking for compatibility my entire computer just froze.
    I cold booted my computer (which is brand new).
    Now when I try to run the upgrade assistant it doesn't do anything. The windows 8 logo comes up and dissapears.

    I can stop the setup in task manager but running it again or rebooting doesn't change anything.
    Running it again without stopping it says it's already active.

    I'd really like to upgrade to win8 but I can't atm :s

    Any ideas?

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  2. #2


    Try uninstalling any third party security programs.
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  3. #3


    Posts : 3
    Win7


    I uninstalled avast free. The issue sadly still remains. That was the only third party security program I had.
    When I tried the Windows8-UpgradeAssistant yesterday to see wether my system was compatible I had no issue running it. I decided to upgrade today though.
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  4. #4


    There are few members had some success here, try them:Stuck at 35%
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  5. #5


    Posts : 3
    Win7


    I tried all of those. I still don't get a screen after the win8 logo to continue the installation.
    I even tried a system restore to a week ago and it still doesn't work.
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