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Windows 8.1 Media Creation Tool Download

  1. #1


    Posts : 7
    Windows 8.1 Enterprise

    Windows 8.1 Media Creation Tool Download


    Hi,
    I can not download Windows 8.1 Media Creation tool from Official Microsoft Website. It says:

    Server Error




    404 - File or directory not found.

    The resource you are looking for might have been removed, had its name changed, or is temporarily unavailable.

    Please help me. Is there any other website that can let me download?
    Thanks!

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  2. #2


    Posts : 22,582
    64-bit Windows 10


    Hello LaughableH,

    You should be able to also download a Windows 8.1 ISO file using one of the other options in the tutorial below instead if you like.

    Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 ISO - Download or Create
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  3. #3


    Posts : 7
    Windows 8.1 Enterprise


    I need the Media Creation Tool only! Please help.
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  4. #4


    Posts : 22,582
    64-bit Windows 10


    It doesn't appear to be available currently from Microsoft.

    What were you wanting to do? Perhaps there will be a workaround.
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  5. #5


    Posts : 7
    Windows 8.1 Enterprise


    Thanks for replying Brink!
    I want to use the .iso with WinRAR. I wanna extract it and use EasyBCD to create a boot entry from a partition in my HDD. I want to install it on my PC.
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  6. #6


    Posts : 224
    Windows 8.1 Professional (64-Bit)


    1) I searched for that on Bing and got to this site: Windows 8.1 Media Creation Tool for Easy Installation
    2) Scroll a bit down and click here: You can get the creation tool from this page and click the Create Media button to download it.
    3) Scroll down a bit, and press the purple "Create media" button.
    4) This button makes me want to download the file. I'm assuming this is what you wanted? (This is from Microsoft's website)
    5) I'm sorry to be the party pooper of this conversation between you and Brink =P
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  7. #7


    Posts : 22,582
    64-bit Windows 10


    Quote Originally Posted by pepanee View Post
    1) I searched for that on Bing and got to this site: Windows 8.1 Media Creation Tool for Easy Installation
    2) Scroll a bit down and click here: You can get the creation tool from this page and click the Create Media button to download it.
    3) Scroll down a bit, and press the purple "Create media" button.
    4) This button makes me want to download the file. I'm assuming this is what you wanted? (This is from Microsoft's website)
    5) I'm sorry to be the party pooper of this conversation between you and Brink =P
    I'm afraid that takes you back to OPTION ONE in the tutorial in post #2 with an invalid link at Microsoft still.
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  8. #8


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    64-bit Windows 10


    Quote Originally Posted by LaughableH View Post
    Thanks for replying Brink!
    I want to use the .iso with WinRAR. I wanna extract it and use EasyBCD to create a boot entry from a partition in my HDD. I want to install it on my PC.
    Since all you need is an ISO file, you could use any one of the other options in the tutorial I posted in post #2 above to get one.
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  9. #9


    Posts : 224
    Windows 8.1 Professional (64-Bit)


    Oh I apologize, I only focused on the first post of this thread where the guy was sent to a 404 page. So I searched online and found that link that worked for the download, assuming that's what the problem was. My bad! You're the expert, hope you figure out what you need to, to help out dude resolve his problem =)
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  10. #10


    Posts : 22,582
    64-bit Windows 10


    Quote Originally Posted by pepanee View Post
    Oh I apologize, I only focused on the first post of this thread where the guy was sent to a 404 page. So I searched online and found that link that worked for the download, assuming that's what the problem was. My bad! You're the expert, hope you figure out what you need to, to help out dude resolve his problem =)
    No worries. All help is welcomed.
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