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Windows 8 - When to Reinstall Upgrade?

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    Windows 8 - When to Reinstall Upgrade?


    Having previously upgraded to Windows 8 I restored the factory installation of Windows 7 prior to warranty repairs to my PC. Now that the repairs are satisfactorily completed what are my best options in upgrading again? On the one hand I could go ahead with the upgrade now or on the other should I wait until Microsoft have completed development of Windows 8.1?

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    OS X / Windows 8.1 Pro / Ubuntu 13.10


    From what I've read Windows 8.1 will be offered as an update to existing Windows 8 users.
    In light of that I would probably upgrade to Windows 8 now and wait until 18th October for the update.
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    8.1 has reached RTM stage, however one can only obtain an ISO via MSDN and/or Technet subscriptions.

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    Windows 8


    Thank you for the replies - the advice is much appreciated!
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