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I can't find the windows 8.1 update

  1. #21


    I thought I had to upgrade to 8.1 and 8.1 was paid for??

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  2. #22


    Harrisonburg, Va.
    Posts : 10,488
    Windows 8.1.1 Pro with Media Center


    Quote Originally Posted by Trevor Appleton View Post
    I thought I had to upgrade to 8.1 and 8.1 was paid for??
    Free upgrade.

    I upgraded free.

    Try it.
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  3. #23


    OK - I'm going in! I may be some time!!
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  4. #24


    Harrisonburg, Va.
    Posts : 10,488
    Windows 8.1.1 Pro with Media Center


    Quote Originally Posted by Trevor Appleton View Post
    OK - I'm going in! I may be some time!!

    It takes a while.
    Follow the install instructions carefully.
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  5. #25


    Last night it took 3 hours to download 40% of the file, this morning it just zapped through it and now up and running. Cant see any difference with 8 though.

    It turns out I had windows 8 pro for some reason so now have 8.1 pro.

    Many thanks for your help.
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  6. #26


    Posts : 22,578
    64-bit Windows 10


    Most of the differences in 8.1 are the new Start button on taskbar, layout of PC settings, and personalization settings for the Start screen.
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  7. #27


    Harrisonburg, Va.
    Posts : 10,488
    Windows 8.1.1 Pro with Media Center


    Quote Originally Posted by Trevor Appleton View Post
    Last night it took 3 hours to download 40% of the file, this morning it just zapped through it and now up and running. Cant see any difference with 8 though.

    It turns out I had windows 8 pro for some reason so now have 8.1 pro.

    Many thanks for your help.
    Glad I could be of service.
    Check your rep points.
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  8. #28


    What are rep points?
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  9. #29


    Harrisonburg, Va.
    Posts : 10,488
    Windows 8.1.1 Pro with Media Center


    Quote Originally Posted by Trevor Appleton View Post
    What are rep points?
    See picture:

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    See this:

    Reputation and Badges

    Yours:

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