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Bummer... No upgrade.

  1. #1


    Camarillo, Ca.
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    All Versions Of Windows

    Bummer... No upgrade.


    No upgrade from CP to RP. Only a clean install. Now I have to reload all my software. However on a plus side, there appears to be more color schemes for Metro. Or so it appeared to me.

    So far everything is pretty much the same however they did relocate some items. Right clicking the metro ui now brings up the All Apps button on the lower right instead of the lower left.

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  2. #2


    Posts : 22,565
    64-bit Windows 10


    Sure there is. You could use the same method below to do so.

    https://www.eightforums.com/tutorials...ndows-8-a.html
    Last edited by Brink; 31 May 2012 at 18:42. Reason: update
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  3. #3


    Camarillo, Ca.
    Posts : 59
    All Versions Of Windows


    I don't download from those sources. MSDN and that tool is not listed under available downloads for Windows 8 RP. Makes no difference most of my software is already back. WDS ZTE packages ftw.
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  4. #4


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    They are directly from Microsoft. Same source.
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  5. #5


    USA
    Posts : 79
    Windows 8


    The FAQ states no upgrade. Windows 8 CP will be placed into the windows.old folder
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  6. #6


    Camarillo, Ca.
    Posts : 59
    All Versions Of Windows


    Quote Originally Posted by Brink View Post
    They are directly from Microsoft. Same source.
    Do you have an MSDN account? If so log in and look under the windows 8 rp section at the 10 downloads that are available. The tool you suggest is not there. I do not generally download from the public servers as they are slow. MSDN allowed me to download both 32 and 64 in about 12 min total time for both. Either way its a moot point. Installed and had my software back in in less than 2 hours. All my data is stored off in the cloud.
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  7. #7


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    64-bit Windows 10


    I was just referring to them as being from the same source of Microsoft.

    Glad to hear you got it all setup though.
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