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Windows 8 Upgrade Assistant - Download and Run


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Windows 8 Upgrade Assistant - Download and Run
This will show you how to run the Upgrade Assistant to see if your current PC is compatible for Windows 8 or Windows 8.1 to buy, download an ISO file, and/or install.
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How to Download and Run "Windows 8 Upgrade Assistant" and "Windows 8.1 Upgrade Assistant"
Synopsis
This will show you how to run the Upgrade Assistant to see if your current PC is compatible for Windows 8 or Windows 8.1 to buy, download an ISO file, and/or install.
How to Download and Run "Windows 8 Upgrade Assistant" and "Windows 8.1 Upgrade Assistant"


information   Information
This tutorial will show you how to run the "Windows 8 Upgrade Assistant" or "Windows 8.1 Upgrade Assistant" to see if your current PC is ready for Windows 8 or 8.1 with a compatibility report, and to be able to buy, download an ISO file, and/or install an upgrade Windows 8 or full Windows 8.1.

You must be logged in as an administrator to be able to run the Windows 8 Upgrade Assistant.


The Windows 8/8.1 Upgrade Assistant will not invalidate the product key of the Windows you are upgrading from. Please review the Microsoft Software License Agreement (EULA) for Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 for your usage rights.

Note   Note
Upgrade Assistant: FAQ

Upgrade Assistant is a free download that scans your PC, desktop apps, and connected devices to see if they'll work with a later version of Windows, and then provides a free compatibility report. Depending on the version of Windows you're running, you can also use Upgrade Assistant to buy, download, and install Windows online.

  • If you're running Windows 7, you can use the Windows 8.1 Upgrade Assistant to get a compatibility report, and then you'll see optional steps to buy, download, and install Windows 8.1.
  • If you're running Windows 8, you can use the Windows 8.1 Upgrade Assistant to check compatibility, and then you'll be redirected to the Windows Store for the free update to Windows 8.1.
Make sure all devices like printers and monitors are connected to your PC and turned on before you run Upgrade Assistant.

If you're running XP or Vista, you can use the Windows 8 Upgrade Assistant to check if your PC meets the system requirements for Windows 8, which are nearly the same as the requirements for Windows 8.1. In certain countries and regions, you'll see optional steps to buy, download, and install Windows 8.



Here's How:

Note   Note
Unless you are just checking to see what is compatible in your current Windows 8 for Windows 8.1, you could use the tutorial below instead since you will just be redirected to the Windows Store to upgrade to Windows 8.1 for free anyways.

How to Update to Windows 8.1 from Windows 8




1. If you're running XP (SP3) or Vista, click/tap on the Download Windows 8 Upgrade Asssistant button at the link below.

If you're running Windows 7 or Windows 8, click/tap on the Download Windows 8.1 Upgrade Asssistant button at the link below.


warning   Warning
If you purchase the DVD or download the ISO on a system running 32-bit Windows, then your DVD or ISO will also be 32-bit. This will only install 32-bit Windows.

If you purchase the DVD or download the ISO on a system running 64-bit Windows, then your DVD or ISO will also be 64-bit. This will only install 64-bit Windows.




2. Run the downloaded .....UpgradeAssistant.exe file.

3. If prompted by UAC, then click/tap on Continue (Vista) or Yes (Windows 7/8).

4. After a moment, the upgrade assisitant will check to see what is compatible in your current Windows for Windows 8/8.1. (see screenshot below)
Step1.jpg

5. When finished, you will be provided with what was found. Click/tap on the See compatibility details link for more information. (see screenshot below)
Step2.jpg

6. If you like you can Print and/or Save your compatibility details. When finished reviewing, you can click/tap on Close. (see screenshot below)

Note   Note
If you want to reset the compatibility details to start fresh, then close the Windows 8/8.1 Upgrade Assistant, delete the hidden folder below, and start over at step 2 above. This can be helpful if you fixed some issues found in the compatibility details, and wanted to scan your system with a fresh start again.

%UserProfile%\AppData\Local\Microsoft\WebSetup


Step3.jpg

7. Click/tap on Next. (see screenshot below step 5)

Note   Note
If you did not want to order or install Windows 8 and just wanted to check your computer compatibility with Windows 8, then you can close "Windows 8 Upgrade Assistant" now.




8. If you currently have XP (SP3), Vista, or Windows 7, then go to step 10.

9. If you currently have Windows 8, then click/tap on the Go to the Store link, and go to step 4 in the tutorial link below to update to Windows 8.1 Update. You are finished in this tutorial.
Windows_8_Store.jpg

10. Select (dot) what you would like to keep from your currently installed Windows to which editions of Windows 8 will work best for you, then click/tap on Next. (see screenshots below)
Step4.jpg
8.1-1.jpg
Note   Note
If you got this generic Windows 8 isn't available for download message below instead, then it means that you didn't run the "Windows 8 Upgrade Assistant" from within XP (SP3), Vista, or Windows 7; or you are not allowed to purchase online from your country.
Note   Note

error.jpg

11. If you would like to purchase Windows 8/8.1 now, then you can click/tap on the Order button for the edition of Windows 8 /8.1 (ex: Windows 8 Pro) you want. (see screenshots below)
NOTE: If you do not wish to buy Windows 8/8.1 at this time, then you could just click/tap on Close to stop.
Step5.jpg
8.1-2.jpg

12. Review your order to make sure it's correct. If you like, you can also check the Windows DVD box to get a copy of your ordered Windows 8/8.1 on DVD in the mail for $14.99. When ready, click/tap on Checkout. (see screenshot below)
Step6.jpg

13. Fill out your billing address, and click/tap on Next. (see screenshot below)
NOTE: Make sure this info matches the billing address for the payment method (ex: credit card) you're going to use in step 14 below.
Step7.jpg

14. Select a payment method (credit card or PayPal) that you want to use, fill out the payment info, and click/tap on Next. (see screenshots below)
Step8.jpg
Step9A.jpg
Step9B.jpg

15. If you have a promo code, then you can enter it here and click/tap on Apply. Confirm that your order is correct, check the I agree to the terms and conditions box, and click/tap on Buy when ready. (see screenshot below)
Step10.jpg

16. This is the product key number (license) for your purchased Windows 8 upgrade or full Windows 8. I would recommend that you click/tap on the View Receipt link to Print or Save a copy of your "order summary" that includes your product key number for safe keeping. When finished, click/tap on Next. (see screenshot below)
NOTE: Remember that the product key number is what you are purchasing. Without it, you will not be able to activate or install your purchased Windows 8. Be sure to keep it in a safe place as a backup.
Note   Note
If you have already downloaded an ISO file with the upgrade assistant for this same edition of Windows 8 you purchased now, and are just purchasing (up to 5) another product key number for it, then you can close the Windows 8 Upgrade Assistant now to avoid having to go through the download process (step 17 below) again.
Note   Note

You can use the same ISO to install and activate with each product key number.​
Step11.jpg
Tip   Tip
At this point, a receipt was emailed to you. This email will contain your order number, product key number, a link to download Windows 8 again, and a link to order a DVD.
Tip   Tip

Email.jpg

17. Windows 8/8.1 will now begin to download. (see screenshots below)
Step12.jpg
8.1-3.jpg

18. When it's finished downloading, it will check and verify the download, then start to getting files ready. (see screenshots below)

Tip   Tip
The Upgrade Assistant stores the Window 8/8.1 installation files (ex: setup.exe) in the hidden folder below.

C:\ESD\Windows


Step13.jpg
Step14.jpg

19. Do step 20, 21, or 22 below for what you would like to do. (see screenshots below)
NOTE: I would recommend to do step 21 to create a Windows 8 or 8.1 ISO file.
Install_Media-1.jpg
8.1-4.jpg

20. To "Install now"
NOTE: This option will start the upgrade to Windows 8 process.
A) If you have not already, then you will need to uninstall any 3rd party security program (AV/firewall) you have installed first to avoid having issues during or after the upgrade.​
B) Select (dot) Install now, and click/tap on Next. (see screenshot below step 19)​
C) You can now follow the rest of the onscreen instructions to upgrade to Windows 8/8.1.​
D) Pick up at step 7 in OPTION THREE here: How to Upgrade from Windows 7, Vista, or XP to "Windows 8"

21. To "Install by creating media"
NOTE: This option will let you create a bootable ISO file or USB flash drive to do a clean (8.1), clean for upgrade (8), or upgrade (8/8.1) install of Windows 8/8.1 with. You can also create a bootable DVD or USB with the ISO.
A) Select (dot) Install by creating media, and click/tap on Next. (see screenshot below step 19)​
B) Select (dot) to create USB flash drive or an ISO file, then click/tap on Next (USB) or Save (ISO). (see screenshots below)​
Install_Media-2.jpg
8.1-5.jpg
C) Follow the rest of the onscreen instructions to select where you want to save the ISO file at, or what USB drive to use.​
D) When it's finished creating the ISO file, click/tap on Finish. You can now create a bootable installation DVD or USB with the ISO file if you like.​

8.1-6.jpg

22. To "Install later from your desktop"
A) Select (dot) Install later from your desktop, and click/tap on Close. (see screenshot below)​
Install_Later.jpg



Tip   Tip
When you run the Upgrade Assistant, it creates a Websetup folder below in your user account and computer that contains the files needed to create a Windows 8/8.1 ISO without having to download them again. The Upgrade Assistant also places an Install Windows shortcut on your desktop. If you run the Install Windows shortcut, it will start the Upgrade Assistant at step 19 above where you can choose what you would like to do again.

If you did step 20 above, then obviously these files will no longer be available on your computer afterwards.
Websetup folder location:​
Code:
%UserProfile%\AppData\Local\Microsoft\WebSetup
Install Windows shortcut target:​
Code:
%UserProfile%\AppData\Local\Microsoft\WebSetup\Sources\WebSetup.exe /late elevate


If you should ever need to download your Windows 8/8.1 ISO file again, then see:
How to Create or Download a Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 ISO



That's it,
Shawn




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LittleJay

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Thanks a lot Shawn! I am downloading the OS as I type this and now know what to expect when it is done. :D
 

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You're most welcome Jay. I'm glad it could help. :)
 

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Another great tutorial, Thanks Shawn :thumb:
 

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PC Pilot

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Upgrade Install where User Folder relocated to non system

Hi Brink and all,

I would also like to add my thanks to Shawn for his excellent tutorial!!!

I do however have an issue which is not covered above. I have a Windows 7 Pro 64 Bit system which is to be upgraded to Windows 8 Pro 64 Bit. The Update has been purchased and product key generated, the ISO file burned to DVD and the upgrade commenced.

Upon reaching Step 8 above the ONLY option available is 'Keep Nothing'. At this point I should add that the Windows 7 setup was clean installed in Audit mode (following Kari's excellent tutorial) with the C:\Users folder relocated to D:\Users with the various user documents folders (Pictures, Music etc.) relocated to custom locations from the 'location' tab in each folder's properties.

As the customised Windows 7 Setup meets with my needs perfectly and is 100% stable I would like to avoid a clean install with all the re-customisation that will be entailed, a point widely promoted by Microsoft.

I was therefore taken aback to see that the other 2 options shown in step 8 were not even presented and speculate that this is entirely due to the previous non-standard Audit Mode install.....

Can anyone suggest a solution OR a valid workaround which will preserve the customised folder locations, apps, settings and personal files during the upgrade to Windows 8 Pro??

Many thanks in anticipation of your suggestions:)
 

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Hello PC Pilot,

Yes, it's due to the nature of your custom Windows 7 installation for why none of it is able to be carried over during the upgrade of Windows 8. :(
 

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Thanks for replying......

Is there any way to work around?? :)

PC Pilot
 

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I'm not aware of one, but you might create a separate thread for this in Installation & Setup to see if someone may know of a workaround.
 

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PC Pilot

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#9
Hi thanks for immediate response.....wow...well impressed.

Will resubmit question in the Installation & Setup Forum.

Thanks again,

PC Pilot
 

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Then after W8 Upgrade Assistant got done showing me "Here's what we found" I click on next. I get a blue box with " Windows 8 isn't available for download. Sorry Windows 7 isn't available for online purchase in the country/region you're in. I live in Northern Michigan, USA. Any ideas?
 

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Hello Alpinekid

What OS are you running the Windows 8 Upgrade Assistant in?
 

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#12
Windows 8 the 90 day Enterprise Evaluation.
 

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Windows 8 the 90 day Enterprise Evaluation.
You can't upgrade from "Windows 8 the 90 day Enterprise Evaluation" using the "Windows 8 Upgrade Assistant". You can only do so from within XP, Vista, or Windows 7.
 

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    Motherboard
    ASUS Maximus X Code Z370
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    16 GB (8GBx2) G.SKILL TridentZ DDR4 3200 MHz
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    ASUS ROG-STRIX-GTX1080TI-O11G-GAMING
    Sound Card
    Integrated Digital Audio (S/PDIF)
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    3 x 27" Asus VE278Q
    Screen Resolution
    1920x1080
    Hard Drives
    250GB Samsung 960 EVO M.2,
    256GB OCZ Vector,
    6TB WD Black WD6001FZWX
    8TB WD MyCloudEX2Ultra NAS
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    OCZ Series Gold OCZZ1000M 1000W
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    300 Mb/s Download and 30 Mb/s Upload
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    Internet Explorer 11
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    Malwarebyte Anti-Malware Premium
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    Logitech Z625 speaker system,
    Logitech BRIO 4K Pro webcam,
    HP Color LaserJet Pro MFP M477fdn,
    Linksys EA9500 router,
    Arris SB6190 cable modem,
    APC SMART-UPS RT 1000 XL - SURT1000XLI,
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Hello 5ggggg,

You can use the same link in step 1. :)
 

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    ASUS ROG-STRIX-GTX1080TI-O11G-GAMING
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    Integrated Digital Audio (S/PDIF)
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    3 x 27" Asus VE278Q
    Screen Resolution
    1920x1080
    Hard Drives
    250GB Samsung 960 EVO M.2,
    256GB OCZ Vector,
    6TB WD Black WD6001FZWX
    8TB WD MyCloudEX2Ultra NAS
    PSU
    OCZ Series Gold OCZZ1000M 1000W
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    300 Mb/s Download and 30 Mb/s Upload
    Browser
    Internet Explorer 11
    Antivirus
    Malwarebyte Anti-Malware Premium
    Other Info
    Logitech Z625 speaker system,
    Logitech BRIO 4K Pro webcam,
    HP Color LaserJet Pro MFP M477fdn,
    Linksys EA9500 router,
    Arris SB6190 cable modem,
    APC SMART-UPS RT 1000 XL - SURT1000XLI,
    Lumia 1520 phone

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    64-bit Windows 10
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    System Manufacturer/Model Number
    Custom self built
    CPU
    Intel i7-8700K OC'd to 5 GHz
    Motherboard
    ASUS Maximus X Code Z370
    Memory
    16 GB (8GBx2) G.SKILL TridentZ DDR4 3200 MHz
    Graphics Card(s)
    ASUS ROG-STRIX-GTX1080TI-O11G-GAMING
    Sound Card
    Integrated Digital Audio (S/PDIF)
    Monitor(s) Displays
    3 x 27" Asus VE278Q
    Screen Resolution
    1920x1080
    Hard Drives
    250GB Samsung 960 EVO M.2,
    256GB OCZ Vector,
    6TB WD Black WD6001FZWX
    8TB WD MyCloudEX2Ultra NAS
    PSU
    OCZ Series Gold OCZZ1000M 1000W
    Case
    Thermaltake Core P3
    Cooling
    Corsair Hydro H115i
    Keyboard
    Logitech wireless K800
    Mouse
    Logitech MX Master
    Internet Speed
    300 Mb/s Download and 30 Mb/s Upload
    Browser
    Internet Explorer 11
    Antivirus
    Malwarebyte Anti-Malware Premium
    Other Info
    Logitech Z625 speaker system,
    Logitech BRIO 4K Pro webcam,
    HP Color LaserJet Pro MFP M477fdn,
    Linksys EA9500 router,
    Arris SB6190 cable modem,
    APC SMART-UPS RT 1000 XL - SURT1000XLI,
    Lumia 1520 phone

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#19
Odd. Not sure why it works in the post above and not in the tutorial for the same link for you.
 

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  • OS
    64-bit Windows 10
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    System Manufacturer/Model Number
    Custom self built
    CPU
    Intel i7-8700K OC'd to 5 GHz
    Motherboard
    ASUS Maximus X Code Z370
    Memory
    16 GB (8GBx2) G.SKILL TridentZ DDR4 3200 MHz
    Graphics Card(s)
    ASUS ROG-STRIX-GTX1080TI-O11G-GAMING
    Sound Card
    Integrated Digital Audio (S/PDIF)
    Monitor(s) Displays
    3 x 27" Asus VE278Q
    Screen Resolution
    1920x1080
    Hard Drives
    250GB Samsung 960 EVO M.2,
    256GB OCZ Vector,
    6TB WD Black WD6001FZWX
    8TB WD MyCloudEX2Ultra NAS
    PSU
    OCZ Series Gold OCZZ1000M 1000W
    Case
    Thermaltake Core P3
    Cooling
    Corsair Hydro H115i
    Keyboard
    Logitech wireless K800
    Mouse
    Logitech MX Master
    Internet Speed
    300 Mb/s Download and 30 Mb/s Upload
    Browser
    Internet Explorer 11
    Antivirus
    Malwarebyte Anti-Malware Premium
    Other Info
    Logitech Z625 speaker system,
    Logitech BRIO 4K Pro webcam,
    HP Color LaserJet Pro MFP M477fdn,
    Linksys EA9500 router,
    Arris SB6190 cable modem,
    APC SMART-UPS RT 1000 XL - SURT1000XLI,
    Lumia 1520 phone

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#20
How can you RESET or START FRESH the COMPATIBILITY LIST that the Upgrade Assistant prepares?

I ran it once and it gave me bunch of issues e.g. Older version of program - Update available.
I resolved it by doing one of the following things and it still showing the old program:
- Uninstalling/ Removing the program
- Upgrading to latest version

Its as if its caching the 'stuff' somewhere and I need it to ANALYZE FRESH.
 

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