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Windows 8 Install: 10 Hours To Update And Upgrade To 8.1

constuntSDecember 23, 2016 at 8:08 pmPermalink thx! once the install is done it'll ask you to reboot. Ask ! Do you know of any way to get a list of all these and have them pre-downloaded and maybe on another drive somewhere to that I can more quickly reload with http://themenage.com/windows-8/windows-8-upgrade-will-not-install.html

If I was using this program on an offline computer, would I copy the entire “wsusoffline” folder unto A thumb drive and copy it to the desktop and then run it? I suggest waiting at least 30 to 40 minutes before assuming something went wrong and then restarting manually.

08 of 15 Wait While Things Are Getting Ready Applying PC Settings Screen I knew how to restore it to 7, but after that, nothing. Step 3 solved my problem instantly.Thank you!

but wonder whats that making vulnerable. I would not suggest an upgrade to windows 10. timerunning outJuly 25, 2016 at 9:22 amPermalink Using method 4; seems to be stuck on installing KB2731771. Then enter your existing name and password.

It took me until step 3 to get the issue resolved. NetboygoldNovember 4, 2016 at 7:34 amPermalink This is a known issue with Windows 7 and 8.Downloading and manually installing these KB updates fixed the problem. what should i do??? DhakkanSeptember 15, 2016 at 4:48 pmPermalink "Disable Windows Update Agent Before Installation" worked for me. (Win 7 SP1 x64).

Thank you so much. Hopefully it doesnt kill it cjbwebsSep 27, 2014, 8:59 PM Reset?Kill? With the aim to help you solve your everyday tech problems. You just have to restore the Windows partition and that should not take long before you can go back online.

Remember Me? o se instalala normal con mi licencia??? Click the Download button to start the Windows 8.1 download process.

Windows 8.1 is a major update to Windows 8 and so it's no surprise that it requires a large download. One new feature in Windows 8.1, however, is the ability to configure Windows 8 to boot straight to the Desktop.

Apply that update individually via Windows Update or install it manually via the link.​Restart your computer. Why?What are disadvantages of using KMSPICO for activating Windows 8.1 instead of a real activation?What is KMSpico and can it activate Windows 10 from a KMSpico activated Windows 8.1?Will the Windows Your method 2.1 was a tremendous help to fix the problem. Dick BuckleyFebruary 1, 2017 at 12:28 pmPermalink Hi Neil, I am stuck getting list of ids on method 4.

Turn off automatic checking for updates and click "check for updates". http://themenage.com/windows-8/windows-8-upgrade-version-install-on-new-hardware.html If its got a restore option in it, you may have to use it Paul NZSep 27, 2014, 9:58 PM Good ! Thank you very much brian prymmerNovember 20, 2016 at 8:15 pmPermalink Thank You Thank You Thank You, It took step 2 to get it working !!!!!!! :^) SteveJanuary 7, 2017 at If I format the hard drive will I need to install Windows 8.1 again?How do I upgrade my windows phone from 8.1 to 10?How do I program in C language in

I have an HP Pavilion laptop, and have Windows 8, which keeps moving all my media every time it updates. He holds a master’s degree in English from NYU. Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 ISO - Download or Create < you need a Retail key for this to work. Source I have a new Lenovo laptop with Windows 8.

On this screen, you'll find a number of preconfigured settings that you can accept as given or customize to your liking.

I recommend choosing Use express settings. You'll see some messages on the screen that say it is setting up and installing apps.  After another couple of minutes, the Windows 8.1 Start screen will appear and Or Trusteer RapportAnd remove everything if its plugged in besides the mouse and keyboard Diders GamingOct 21, 2014, 10:10 AM cjbwebs said: Shutting down with internet connection offwhen i power back

The above message has been there for more than 15 hours.

Then I installed the drivers that came with the PC (from a disk), and then immediately followed the above steps with great care, without doing any intervening steps that could ‘spoil' Neil MahasethPost authorJuly 16, 2016 at 5:45 amPermalink For me, it took approximately 3hr. Paul NZ said: Sounds like something is wrong then ! try method 4 as you described, part 1 - download finished successfully.

I followed steps 2 and 3 to get out of the endless loop. Up to and including version 7, this process usually completed in 2-3 hours. I installed several times all the known OSs (except of Win 10) and finally I came to the conclusion, that win 8.1 is the best OS for it. http://themenage.com/windows-8/windows-8-upgrade-clean-install-possible.html The screen says... 'Installing update 4 of 8" ...five hours later...

I bet there are lots of people who tried to install the MSU because the didn't finish reading the step before acting. You can skip this step, but may not be able to sync your account across PCs without performing it later. 10. Windows 10 fresh install many failed to install updates ( listed them for anyone that can help ) Installing Windows 10 on new hdd before previous hdd was updated from 8.1 Run can also be started via the Power User Menu or by pressing WIN and R together on a keyboard.

Make sure that KB2871389 has been successfully installed.

Happy to help you. The user has to do that step first so it makes logical sense to read it first. Most computers, especially those with Windows 8 installed, are rarely truly restarted. make sense?Comment 2) Move this comment box to the top of the topic… took me a while looking around for a button or how to reply here..

I scoured the Web for solutions and literally tried them all. Sorry for that big post.So with the method 4 just didn't work. Tried your steps, I decided to try ALL of 1, 2 and 3 (did not use 4) and it now works. Once it's installed the programs run just fine.

All I have is black screen with dots going in circles. Both Win 7 and 8 found updates with in a few minsWindows 7 - KB3102810Windows 8 - KB3102812Google those KBs and make sure you download the correct one x64 or x86. Then, when 8.1 started, it had renamed my only admin account name to the live.com user name. Congratulations!

I've been on it for about 10 hours now. I wonder how enterprises are meant to upgrade if it's not an update? MORE: How to Make Windows 8.1 Look and Feel Like Windows 7   1a. Open the Windows Store app.   3.

I can't tell you how relieved I was to see the update process finally take and get off the "Checking for Updates" bar.Thanks so much. It took me weeks to try to figure this nonsense out.