A Windows 8 key won't work, just like a Windows 7 key wouldn't work to install 8. Even the Intel driver software does not run and gives the same error. This doesn't make any sense. The 2 versions on jellybean I tried this with were 2. I hated doing the windows 8, all updates, then windows 8.
Also, I confirmed that you can upgrade if you get a retail key from here — If you aren't seeing the same, let me know and I can continue to investigate. We need one store and one update policy for all platforms! The key matches my email records. Still get the same two options: — Keep personal files only — Nothing At this point it looks like you will lose your your apps and need to reinstall everything. Then click Setup to begin the upgrade. Thanks for the additional questions.
Get one from TechNet My Product Keys. Finish Let me know if you have any problems, I can walk you through it as I took two days to finally figure it out. Hope that helps clear even more up. This is not a supported upgrade path. Seems the metro mode browser doesn't register itself as shell window as it do desktop mode browser and metro in Win 8. If not, is there any solution before Win 8.
The developers developed Windows 8 with the touch screen devices in mind but this is a fact that still the majority of users all around the globe are the desktop users and they were the main reason behind the failure of Windows 8 and the birth of Windows 8. I suggest if your laptop has softpaq installer for your computer drivers, install that first. I hated doing the windows 8, all updates, then windows 8. Guggs, thanks for the release. .
If you upgrade from Windows 8, you can keep all your apps including desktop programs and files. For links to those resources, along with existing Windows 8 support options, please visit the. We recognize the critical role developers play—the breadth of our apps ecosystem is a key pillar of the Windows experience. No idea - Can I delete? Apparently, It appears that the Windows 8. You need a valid 8. I recommend you back up your files before you make any partition changes. Sid and a few others — It is available via DreamSpark Premium subscriptions.
Meanwhile, I want to know did you got any Windows 8. Call it a Release Candidate if you're going to do this. You must reinstall Windows 8 or Windows 7 to enable the option to upgrade apps, files, and settings. Logging as Administrator: Store can't be opened using the Built-in Administrator account. When everything is installed, go to windows activation or press win + pause you might need to use a function key fn.
Can not take this anymore. What happens with promised reliability and bug-free experience? No idea - Can I delete? Bloody awful experience, you have to download 3gb+ in the browser and hope to hell that it doesn't crap out which it will. How are we supposed to support our customers properly without being able to test it first before the public release? They are all valid, and legitimate 8. Was this scenario tested at Microsoft? I've been told I have to buy a whole new license. Yet, Microsoft may allow you to download these missing parts. I am using Jelly beans 2.
Thanks for reversing this policy. It is possible with elitebook revolve. Let me know if you can boot. As we refine our delivery schedules for a more rapid release cadence, we are working on the best way to support early releases to the various audiences within our ecosystem. It actually has seven, which are set out below: 1. You do not want the N version.