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Clean install Win 8.1 update1 on preinstalled Win 8 Laptop

  1. #11


    Posts : 2,690
    Windows 3.1 > Windows 10


    what is your estimated download time? 30min?

    and what do you have for hard drive free space?

    I too have not had an issue downloading and creating media..

    Firewall, Anti-virus, limited user, limited user file size, ??

    You need 6-8 GB to create iso for download

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  2. #12


    Quote Originally Posted by excel0 View Post
    Hello again. So I tried Option One in the thread.
    I chose English (United States), Windows 8.1 Single Language and 64-bit (x64). Clicked next.
    Then ISO file and didn't change the file name. Clicked next.

    It started the download process but after a few seconds said:
    "Download did not complete successfully"
    "The download task did not complete"
    "The data is invalid"

    What entry could I have possibly entered incorrectly?
    I even downloaded the application again from Microsoft's site but it had the same error.
    My best guess would be that you actually have Core rather then single language?
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  3. #13


    Posts : 11
    Windows 10 Home Single Langauge 64-bit


    Quote Originally Posted by KYHI View Post
    what is your estimated download time? 30min?
    and what do you have for hard drive free space?
    I too have not had an issue downloading and creating media..
    Firewall, Anti-virus, limited user, limited user file size, ??
    You need 6-8 GB to create iso for download
    -The error occurs even before the software can show an estimated time.
    -I'm the admin (and the only) user.
    -This implies a ridiculous allegation that I have less than 8 GB of storage left. Haha. But nope, I still have 720 GB free of my 890 GB system partition.

    Success!(-ish) I tried disabling my antivirus (bitdefender free) and it doesn't show the error anymore but the download doesn't move either. Well at least it's something. The hold up is probably caused by my internet connection. I will try restarting the application again later while the antivirus software is disabled.
    Last edited by excel0; 19 Feb 2015 at 03:09.
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  4. #14


    Posts : 11
    Windows 10 Home Single Langauge 64-bit


    Quote Originally Posted by Clintlgm View Post
    My best guess would be that you actually have Core rather then single language?
    I'm pretty sure it's single language.
    Click image for larger version
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  5. #15


    Posts : 11
    Windows 10 Home Single Langauge 64-bit


    Still no luck, anyone else care to help me?
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  6. #16


    Posts : 11
    Windows 10 Home Single Langauge 64-bit


    Went home and got a REAL (DSL) connection. I was using mobile internet at my dorm. Thanks anyway.
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