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    8 / 8.1 sluggishness

    Strange that you find this in your machine. For me, I see Windows 8 and 8.1 (8.1 is a hair less responsive than 8) miles more responsive and smoother than Windows 7.
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    Solved Random BSOD

    Sorry to come off topic but it's very nice to see people so much eager to help and informative like anshad Edavana. Really thanks man
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    Win8.1+Realtek HD audio:Win driver or R2.71 ?

    Hello My MB has ALC898 audio chip. Should I stay with the default Windows 8.1 HD audio or install the driver from Realtek (which is R2.71 the latest version) My system is used for gaming BTW. Thanks.
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    How to download the Windows 8.1 ISO

    OP what is the size of the 8.1 pro iso you get finally ?
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    Solved you cant install windows on a usb flash drive with setup

    Always expect all sorts of crap when you upgrade Windows. Clean install from scratch(boot from 8.1 DVD or usb, format c: and install). But just in case, have a backup plan ready before you start, that is a Windows 8 DVD and a valid product key in case something got messed up when installing 8.1...
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    How to download the Windows 8.1 ISO

    For 8.1 pro, what ISO size you finally get? Mine is 3.05GB. Is that what you get too?
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    Solved My product key doesn't work

    Ok xhq8n-c3mcj-rqxb6-wchyg-c9wkb
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    How to download the Windows 8.1 ISO

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    How to download the Windows 8.1 ISO

    You used this? XHQ8N-C3MCJ-RQXB6-WCHYG-C9WKB
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    Windows 8 Installation w/ Graphics Card GeForce Series Bug

    I installed Win8 more than once before and I have GeForce 680GTX and never had a problem. I usually uninstall the driver windows installed for NVidia and then I install the latest one from NVidia site. Never had an issue
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    Solved My product key doesn't work

    It would be great to share those "leaked keys". Of course everybody knows they will not activate, but just to help overcome the first install obstacle. I can't see any piracy here.
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    Solved My product key doesn't work

    YES, unfortunately ! You have to install 8, then from 8 you upgrade to 8.1, which is stupid if you ask me !
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    How to download the Windows 8.1 ISO

    WAIT !! My bad ! I am sorry, it works !!! the additional link at the end of your post explains things in a wrong way, but your method works ! Thanks man and sorry again.. Now the problem would be how to clean install 8.1 with my 8 key !
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    Solved My product key doesn't work

    Learn some English. Win8 product key will NOT work to install Win8.1 from scratch(clean install from boot media like USB or DVD).
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    How to download the Windows 8.1 ISO

    Useless trick. This trick doesn't allow current Win8 key owners to download 8.1 ISO so I can't see where the trick is !
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    Solved My product key doesn't work

    It won't work, at least when you start a clean install !
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    How to download the Windows 8.1 ISO

    Please can you tell what does this mean generic key? Do you mean the preview key? Can you share that generic key? I have my windows 8 key but like the others say I can't use it to clean install 8.1
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    No ISO? Why?

    I second that, I totally agree that full installation of win 8 then upgrade to 8.1 is very stupid and personally I'm not gonna do it on my PC
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    Solved Was I dooped into buying 8 in order to install 8.1

    A stupid rep to be more specific.