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I brought it into the windows store. Downloads, installs, restarts, device configuration, restarts, then hangs on a black screen. 0 3 years ago Reply fpostrow By any chance does the PC you are upgrading have switchable graphics? 0 I read it clearly, and that was one of the reasons I why I decided to wait. It's possible to upgrade to the retail release 110 Comments View All Comments Log In to Comment Register Sort by Date Sort by Rating bossmads hey. link works not :-( 0 3 this content

Unless my trusty win7 hp decides to bail on me during the wait lol. 0 3 years ago Reply thaddyusmaximus Hi i'm on a Yoga 13 8.1 preview from store. and follow the link to 8.1 and then click the appropriate link depending on the software you are running. Also can you find the windowsupdate.log file? Cleaning your drive can take a long time so choose Just remove my files.

Windows 8 Preview VM crashes on Upgrade in Virtualization Hi all, I've been running Windows 8 for some time on a VMware Fusion virtual machine on my 2011 MacBook Pro (2.2GHz, Goldminer Just go Google and its done the right way across all devices ! You might be asked for a security code. I'm trying to upgrade a surface RT with the 8.1 preview that I downloaded and nothing works.

He co-founded JTRTech along with Joanna to realize his long-time dream of working for himself. 18 COMMENTS Scott October 19, 2013 at 5:27 pm I have a fix for a bricked I already have a good computer I built myself and I do not need a new one. Downloading now. I really hope 8.1 is better.

Frustrating. You can skip this step for now or, if you have access to your email via another computer, enter it. That will take you back to the store and start the process. http://www.techrepublic.com/blog/tablets-in-the-enterprise/fix-found-for-windows-81-upgrade-problems-on-surface-rt/ However, if you're having problems finding the 8.1 upgrade in the Microsoft Store on an ARM- or Intel-based device, these instructions may help.  Automatically sign up for TechRepublic's Tablets in the

The command was run from Windows Explorer and was something like update-windows-software-WindowsUpgrade The only part of the above command that I know is correct is the WindowsUpgrade. Sign up for a new, free business service from TechRadar Pro to help you in your job delivering high value, original content direct to your inbox GET MY FREE MAGAZINE No It will take a while for the required files to download. Sign in to make your opinion count.

But the funny thing is all my files were moved to a folder called "Windows.old" and all my programs were completely removed. Login or register to post comments CaymanDreamin on Oct 17, 2013 I have dual monitors on both my PC setups and 8.1 is much better on both. Installed 8.1 last night, everything went smooth. The MS Store folks said the problem was that I didn't have the 8.0 key, even though I bought the device there.

In my personal experience of trying to install Win 10 upgrade over many different PC's, the ONLY reliable platforms are PC's that came installed with Win 8 (8.1) like my 1-2 news Just follow the installer's instructions and you will be all set. "If you’ve been using the Preview version of Windows RT 8.1 or Windows 8.1, you can now update to the After rebooting, I checked updates and discovered that the patches either had to be reapplied or that more were waiting. When I went into the Classic desktop, I felt a surge of Oh Crap!

  1. If that doesn't work, try going to http://Microsoft.com/windows and you should see an update now button.
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Jose Betancourt 133,305 views 11:42 Chuwi Hi13: First Look at the Windows 10 2-in-1 with Surface Book Display - Duration: 9:17. Not at all, it seems. PCs must be turned over to the company by noon on the day the service is to be performed, and apparently not all retail outlets are participating, so check with your have a peek at these guys My question is: How will I be able to do a reset or fresh wipe of the tablet in future, as using my existing Recovery Drive would put Windows 8 (not

There's way more under the hood changes to 8.1 than previous Service Packs. I haven't tried yet, but I may well be in the same boat as you two...and those other 50 million. Login or register to post comments Jeff_S on Oct 17, 2013 Same here.

Just started the download and seeing the progress bar.

For example, some are reporting blue screens after the upgrade in the Microsoft Forums. Oddly, you don't see this screen, or any download progress, with Windows RT." Actually I see it on my Surface RT with Windows RT 8.1 preview. :) Login or register to This will tell your Surface to boot from USB. It will now finalize your settings and finish installing apps.

Next, You'll need to log into your Surface. That means about 50 million wont be able to upgrade yet, can anyone confirm please? 0 3 years ago Reply jsvb1977 I'm in the same boat. You know as a backup if airbag are not working, if tire explodes, or meteorite hits the car… now I should say yo are stupid… ? http://webcomputerrepair.com/surface-pro/surface-pro-4-best-buy.html I'm assuming you have a Microsoft account, so enter the information as appropriate.

Loading... Activate Windows 8.1 Professional using your Windows 8.0 Professional Product Key that shipped with your Surface PRO. The greeen bar only appears for proper upgrades. Hit the download button and you'll be taken back to the Store home screen.

On my Win 8 machine it showed. Print reprints Favorite EMAIL Tweet Discuss this Article 134 aemond on Oct 17, 2013 Hi Paul! "Installer downloads. Up next Windows 10 on Microsoft Surface RT (Remote Desktop) - Duration: 2:37. If you've upgraded to Windows 8.1 from Windows 8, you're good to go almost immediately.

Other than that this is just a bit more sophisticated windows update, super bummed to hear about some of the issues people are reporting above, but glad to see many others That being said I havn't had to pay for office in a long time due to various initiatives like websitespark, dreamspark, and bizspark. It will be exactly like it was when you took it out of the box for the first time. I had to do this on both of my machines. 0 3 years ago Reply Byrese So for the last day or so I couldn't see the update in the store.

Even a spare ‘RAID' NAS or something which isn't technically a ‘backup' would have prevented your issues. Hope this helps, Tim Reply Scott October 19, 2013 at 9:37 pm If it's a Surface RT you won't see it at the moment. Do you think I have time to fix your shit mother fuckers? The result was when I attempted to login I got an error message saying could not access user\jim\desktop.

Any tips? 0 3 years ago Reply Piratonio Hello, I am having some weird issues, I just upgraded to W 8.1, im using a surface pro, with a type cover, i Sean Ong 58,656 views 8:07 Microsoft Surface RT In 2016: Still Worth It? Working... That doesn't mean, however, that something couldn't go wrong.