Windows 8 and 8.1 Forums

Upgrading Vista

  1. #11

    Posts : 109
    XP, Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8/ 8.1, Windows 10

    Just wanted to report that the upgrade went well. I was able to install 4GB RAM, and Windows 8 was up and running within 1 hour.
    Thank you all for your input. Was appreciated.

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  2. #12

    Posts : 562
    W10 x64 pro and W8.1 x86

    Excellent news. Thanks for the update.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

Page 2 of 2 FirstFirst 12
Upgrading Vista
Related Threads
Problems Upgrading from Vista to 8.1 in Installation & Setup
When my computer stopped working while I was doing a clean install of 8.1 onto a new SSD, I had to send it back to where I bought it. They fitted a new power supply, installed 8.1 on the SSD, leaving my Vista HDD System disk in situ as I asked. When returned the machine had got some serious damage...
Win8 UAC, same as vista? in System Security
Does Win8 UAC offer the same kind of, and the same extent of protection as Vista's UAC, without any more inconvenience than Vista made you go through (i.e. just making you type in a password)?
I have a computer business and I have already had 7 or 8 people come in cause they cannot do simple things like logging onto a wireless cause cannot find the Icon to seach for available WIreless, etc. People do not want a program they cannot use cause EVERYTHING they have know is gone. Where is the...
Solved Vista 32 to 8 x64 in Installation & Setup
Hi all! I've currently a laptop with Vista 32 bit ( regularly activated ). My CPU supports 64 bit instruction format so I want to increase RAM and install Windows 8 x64. Is it possible?? There is a way to do this with only an Upgrade disc? Thanks in advance for all the answers :)
I'm using Win7 all the time and want to upgrade to Win8 Pro. So, I bought the upgrade DVD from a local MicroCenter store. According to the EULA, however, if I upgrade using Win7, then I can no longer legally use Win7 on this PC -- which would be a bad situation for me. So, instead, I want to...
Solved Upgrading from Vista x86 to Win8 64? in Installation & Setup
Hello forum members, This is my first post. I am considering purchasing Win8 Pro uprade as a download from Microsoft's website. I do not intend to install it and thereby lose my license to my current desktop OS which is Win7 Ultimate 64 bit. My intention is to install it sometime in the...
vista 32 to W8-64 in Installation & Setup
Considering pros and cons of new install over updating. I have vista 32 with microsoft works that came with the Dell I checked online and my processor is 64 capable. Is there a real advantage of installing 8pro 64, which I have the disk for install? Or should I just stick with the 32 upgrade...
Eight Forums Android App Eight Forums IOS App Follow us on Facebook