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How do i 'upgrade' to 8.1 if 8 was installed from MSDN

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    How do i 'upgrade' to 8.1 if 8 was installed from MSDN


    At work i have Windows 8 Pro installed from an MSDN ISO, having been waiting for the 8.1 update today i have now just seen a quote on Microsoft's site saying "If you installed Windows 8 using an MSDN ISO, you might be able to install Windows 8.1 using a similar ISO from MSDN"

    Is there an easy upgrade option for this type of Windows 8 install?
    Preferably, without losing any data

    Cheers,
    Jamie

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    Yes, you can simply upgrade with the MSDN .ISO DVD. It leaves everything intact.

    Upgrade Install to Windows 8 or Windows 8.1
    Last edited by Brink; 17 Oct 2013 at 14:40. Reason: added tutorial link for more info
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    Quote Originally Posted by pparks1 View Post
    Yes, you can simply upgrade with the MSDN .ISO DVD. It leaves everything intact.
    Nice one, cheers for the confirmation.
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