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Updating to 8.1

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    Updating to 8.1


    I would like to update my OS to Win 8.1 (is currently fully updated 8.0). But with my very slow internet connection, downloading the update (5GB or so I think) would take literally a full day or more. Are there other options for obtaining this update?

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    Are there other options for obtaining this update?
    Without downloading, you would need to buy a DVD & Product Key.
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    That's what I was afraid of. Thanks.
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    Do you have a friend with the same hardware, 32 or 64 bit, that you have and currently running Windows 8? If you, you could have them download the ISO for you then you could make a DVD or flash drive to install from.

    See here if yes:

    How to download the Windows 8.1 ISO

    and here

    How to download the Windows 8.1 ISO
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