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Purchased Win 8 upgrade, but couldn't download installer

  1. #1


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    Windows 8

    Purchased Win 8 upgrade, but couldn't download installer


    I just purchased an upgrade key through the upgrade assistant, but when I clicked "install from desktop later", nothing happened. I tried installing using the win pro with mediacenter installer, but it's telling me that I can't use the key with this version of windows.
    I would have used the instructions to do clean install with win8 upgrade, but I don't have the normal installer. Is there any way to download it?

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  2. #2


    Posts : 22,577
    64-bit Windows 10


    Hello hdjunkie, and welcome to Eight Forums.

    The tutorial below can help show you how to download another Windows 8 upgrade ISO.

    https://www.eightforums.com/tutorials...edownload.html

    Hope this helps,
    Shawn
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  3. #3


    Posts : 7
    Windows 8


    Thanks, I hope so too.
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  4. #4


    Posts : 7
    Windows 8


    Great, Windows is activated and I'm adding media center with a free key from microsoft...not bad for $14.99
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  5. #5


    Posts : 22,577
    64-bit Windows 10


    You're welcome. Great news.
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