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getting files ready for installation stuck help please

  1. #1


    Posts : 6
    windows 7

    getting files ready for installation stuck help please


    it's stuck on 25%

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  2. #2


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    ME, XP,Vista,Win7,Win8,Win8.1


    Welcome to EightForums.

    The download can take 2 to 3 hours.
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  3. #3


    Posts : 6
    windows 7


    im booting from CD , it will still take alot of time?
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  4. #4


    Give it half an hour then try again!
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  5. #5


    Posts : 6
    windows 7


    it's really frustrating because i already formatted my computer and i only have a win8 CD
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    ME, XP,Vista,Win7,Win8,Win8.1


    So you at Step 15 of this tutorial.
    Windows 8 Upgrade Assistant - Download and Run

    If you have made the ISO & burn to DVD disk, there is no need to redonwload.
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  7. #7


    Posts : 6
    windows 7


    It worked , I just took out the CD and put it back in and restarted

    Thanks all
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