Used whatever Copy / Paste software comes with 8.1
Edge is my Browser.
I have a full copy of the photos on my C: Hard Drive.
The DVD DVD had a full 4.7GB's unused.
It was then Formatted.
I then Copied the photos I wanted and Pasted them to it.
The System spent about 1/2 hour writing...
I succeeded in doing an In-place Upgrade from W7-Pro-64 to W8.0-Pro-64.
Then, the Free Upgrade to W8.1-Pro-64.
I used a new 750GB MBR drive to Clone to, it worked just fine.
I did this as a 'test' to insure things would go well without disturbing what other Drives I have.
Once it went so well, I...
When I enter a Search, most often it comes back and says it left out certain word for assorted reasons.
If I had access to the Search Rules, I would correct what I entered in error.
Just guessing is frustrating.