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Upgrade Win8 PRO to Win8.1 PRO

  1. #1


    Posts : 3
    win7 Pro

    Upgrade Win8 PRO to Win8.1 PRO


    Hi guys.

    I'm currently trying to update windows 8 Pro to windows 8.1 Pro on an Asus laptop. When I tried to update from the app store, it prompted a message saying that "something has happened..." and the update was not able to download. Is there any way to update it? Please let me know what is required.

    If more details are needed, please do let me know also.

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  2. #2


    Harrisonburg, Va.
    Posts : 10,488
    Windows 8.1.1 Pro with Media Center


    Have you tried here---

    Update to Windows 8.1 from Windows 8 - Windows Help

    Are you using a Microsoft account ?
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  3. #3


    Posts : 3
    win7 Pro


    nope. not using Microsoft account. Does it matter? Tried the steps from the website still cant.
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  4. #4


    Harrisonburg, Va.
    Posts : 10,488
    Windows 8.1.1 Pro with Media Center


    Quote Originally Posted by skyred5 View Post
    nope. not using Microsoft account. Does it matter? Tried the steps from the website still cant.
    When I upgraded from 8 Pro to 8.1 Pro I used my Microsoft account.
    It went smoothly.
    Whether doing so would help you remains to be seen.
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