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Downloading 8.1 doesn work

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    Downloading 8.1 doesn work


    I keep getting a message to download 8.1 but I click to d/l and it tells me I can keep on working and it will let me know what to do next..... nothing happens. Tried twice.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Barbee View Post
    I keep getting a message to download 8.1 but I click to d/l and it tells me I can keep on working and it will let me know what to do next..... nothing happens. Tried twice.
    Quote Originally Posted by theog View Post
    It may be starting in the background.
    I also read somewhere of machines failing to update because Windows Standalone installer was missing.?!?!?!
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    I was instructed by the message to get it in "the store" on my computer. I'll try the link above. Thanks. PS Is 8.1 any good?

    I downloaded it and it has slowed down my computer. Everything takes forever to open and close. I hate it.
    Last edited by Barbee; 18 Dec 2013 at 18:56.
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