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tried everything still cant install win 8 on acer laptop

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    tried everything still cant install win 8 on acer laptop

    please tell step by step what to do
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    Are you trying to upgrade or fresh install? I read of issues upgrading from previous OS... if it is a fresh install, check your downloaded ISO image against the hash details. you can download and install this HashTab tool to quickly find file hash information and it will just appear when you right click - properties the ISO image.
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    i did try an upgrade n den i tried a fresh install bt had d same problem on my acer laptop which i bought few months ago .. den i installed it on ma hp desktop which i bought in 2010 n its perfectly workin in it but cnt install it on ma acer laptop ..
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    What to do if Windows 8 Release Preview won't install | Microsoft - CNET News

    See if this helps... maybe it was your bios setting or so. Check acer site if there was an upgrade of bios for your laptop
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    i was able to install the consumer preview earlier bt not the pro and the entrep version tried both 32 and 64 bit
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    acer website says ahci is affected while installing windows 8 .. so do i need to update it?
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    Hafnarfjörđur IS
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    Linux Centos 7, W8.1, W7, W2K3 Server W10

    Hi there
    what Acer laptop are you using

    I've installed W8 X-64 --currently Enterprise R8 RTM from TechNet on two different Acer models -- no problem - I'm currently using an ACER Aspire V5 -171 (the small 11.7 inch one - brilliant for travelling - decent enough resolution so Photoshop etc can run, Fast USB3 port, HDMI output, intel HD graphics) and cheaper than some tablets. !!! The I3 processor is sufficient for a mobile laptop giving adequate performance and decent battery life and with 8GB RAM and an SSD it makes many desktops seem slow)

    The W7 USB3 driver needs updating -- Windows 8 USB3 driver from Ms installs automatically. Otherwise use any drivers that need to be installed from the ACER site --the W7 ones all work apart from the USB3 driver. You'll probably need your LAN / wireless driver, the Intel high speed storage driver and the Card reader then everything is fine.

    The UK Acer site seems OK for drivers.


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    Check the problem through hash
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    m usin acer v5 431 i have tried w8 pro x64 x86 , entrp x64 x86 but still d same problem
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    tried clean install as well as update but its nt working
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