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Downloaded windows 8.1 pro


snakeoil

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by the way of the internet and would now like to have the (hard copy) the disk that I can place in my dvd and load the full version of windows 8.1 pro. I have been having issues with the internet download and feel I would get a better job with the disk. Is this wishful thanking? Does anyone know the cost of the hard copy?
 

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Hello snakeoil,

Where did you download it from, and/or what method did you use?

Did you download it as an ISO file?
 

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snakeoil

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I downloaded it from Microsoft store and by the way of dsl internet services.
(Did you download it as an ISO file?) I don't know the answer to this question
 

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I downloaded it from Microsoft store and by the way of dsl internet services.
(Did you download it as an ISO file?) I don't know the answer to this question
Check the file extension, if its .iso its an ISO file, just like .txt means its a txt file. Example "en_windows_8_1_x64_dvd_2707217.iso"

An ISO file is an image file can be used to burn a DVD.
 

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I downloaded it from Microsoft store and by the way of dsl internet services.
(Did you download it as an ISO file?) I don't know the answer to this question
so you did the upgrade from win8 pro to 8.1 pro ,correct ,if yes follow theog link in post #4
 

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