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update to windows 8.1

  1. #1

    update to windows 8.1


    hello everyone

    If i upgrade to windows 8.1 will i lose all of my programmes i.e photoshop, lightroom etc.

    regards calmat

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  2. #2


    No, you shouldn't lose anything. Just beware about drivers, make sure all are compatible, if not, install them before you upgrade.
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  3. #3


    hello mike

    thanks for reply, how do i make sure that my drivers are compatible, and if not how to install new ones

    regards calmat
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  4. #4


    You can start with: Upgrade Assistant: FAQ - Windows Help and also check with computers/parts manufacturer sites.
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  5. #5


    hello mike

    thanks for your help, i am going to try to upgrade


    regards calmat
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  6. #6


    Quote Originally Posted by calmat View Post
    hello mike

    thanks for your help, i am going to try to upgrade


    regards calmat
    Good luck but if you can make a system backup first.
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  7. #7


    hello mike
    can you please tell me how to make a system backup

    regards calmat
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  8. #8


    I use this: Macrium Reflect Free it can make exact copy of system (and other) disk and when you want to return to previous setup it brings you back to exact time when the backup was made.
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