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Upgrading Windows 7 Pro to Windows 8.1 Pro

  1. #1


    Pune, India
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    Windows 8 Enterprise

    Upgrading Windows 7 Pro to Windows 8.1 Pro


    Hi all,
    I am new to forum , and would like to post a problem.

    I want to upgrade windows 7 Pro system to windows 8.1 pro without loosing data or installed software settings.

    is there a easy/legal way to this???

    regards
    vaibhav

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  2. #2


    Hi and Welcome to EightForums,

    The way i normally do this is...
    Take screenshots of your installed software in Add/Remove Programs, copy all your data onto a USB Pen Drive/External Drive.

    Install Windows 8.1 and then copy data back on and install the software again.

    Quote Originally Posted by vaibhavu View Post
    is there a legal way to this???
    Providing you buy a copy of Windows 8 then it is legal.


    Have a read through this guide which explains how to upgrade: - Upgrade Install to Windows 8 or Windows 8.1

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