Windows 8 and 8.1 Forums


Upgrading my Windows 8.1 to Windows 8 (64)

  1. #1

    Upgrading my Windows 8.1 to Windows 8 (64)


    I have Windows 8.1 (32) installed. Would there be a problem in upgrading to Windows 8 (64) and then downloading the Windows 8.1 upgrade.
    Has anyone done this, before?

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  2. #2


    Posts : 5,592
    ME, XP,Vista,Win7,Win8,Win8.1


    You would need to clean install to upgrade to x64.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

Upgrading my Windows 8.1 to Windows 8 (64)
Related Threads
Hello, I am considering upgrading to 8.1 Pro via the "Get more features with a new edition of Windows" link located in the Windows system info. If I were to do this would I be given an 8.1 Pro key that I could use to download an 8.1 ISO from Windows via this link Upgrade Windows with only a product...
Original ACER desktop with Windows 8 and it was upgraded through the Windows Store to Windows 8.1 The upgrade came up with errors "the Secure Boot watermark". I tried various things suggested to fix the error but was unable to. I backed up the computer data. I formatted the drive and installed...
Solved Upgrading to Windows 8.1 in Installation & Setup
Is there a way for me to go ahead and upgrade to Windows 8.1? I am currently running regular Windows 8 Core Edition.
Read more at source: Upgrading to Windows 8: What you need to know (FAQ) | Windows 8 - CNET Reviews See also: https://www.eightforums.com/tutorials/2234-upgrade-install-windows-7-vista-windows-8-a.html
I have 4 primary partitions at the moment 2 of which are lenovo windows 7 recovery partitions 1 is the C drive and another has drivers for my hardware. if i did an upgrade on the c drive to windows 8 would i still be able to use the recovery enviornment to restore to windows 7?
I'm running Windows 8 CP 32-bit. :) I have a bootable USB for 64-bit. Can I upgrade 32-bit system into 64-bit with this bootable USB without affecting my system data? :think: Apologies if same thread exists, link me if so. :o
Microsoft has already started building Windows 7’s successor, a release referred to as Windows 8, but the company is keeping all details under a tightly closed lid. This is, of course, of no surprise, especially considering that the company is mum on Windows 7 Service Pack 1 (SP1), which, by all...
Eight Forums Android App Eight Forums IOS App Follow us on Facebook