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Upgrade from 8.0 to 8.1

  1. #1


    Posts : 61
    Windows 8

    Upgrade from 8.0 to 8.1


    Hey Guy's, I know different people have different preferences but is it a good idea to upgrade to 8.1 ?

    Can some send me to a Step-by-Step or Tutorial to upgrade to 8.1, so I do the correct job with no mistakes.

    Thanks Tommy

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  2. #2


    Brink has a good tutorial for this: Windows 8.1 - Update to from Windows 8

    You need to be at 8.1 update 1 to be elidgeable for the free upgrade to Windows 10, if your interested.

    Once you get to 8.1, do 3 or 4 Windows Updates until you have all of them.
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  3. #3


    Posts : 61
    Windows 8


    Hi Ztruker
    , I have a red ban that comes across my screen every now and then asking me to update to 8.1 Is that what you mean by free ?
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  4. #4


    I've never seen a red band like you describe. All I see is the Get Windows 10 icon in the System Tray of the Taskbar.
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  5. #5


    Posts : 61
    Windows 8


    I was just wondering if 8.1 was a good idea. I guess I should have call it a reading from left to right across the screen. It would ask me if I wanted to update 8.0 to 8.1 or remind me later. I have never had anything on my Taskbar about 10.
    Thanks for the suggestions.
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  6. #6


    Ah, sorry. I so focused on Windows 10 I forgot this was a Windows 8 forums.

    I'd say yes, you should definitely upgrade to windows 8.1 since support for Windows 8 has ended or will end soon. If you ever want to upgrade to Windows 10 you have to have 8.1 installed.
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