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I am thinking to upgrade to windows 8.1


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Geeks King

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I recommend you to stay on Windows 8. Although Windows 8.1 has some new features, it costs $100 and it kills the good ol' My Computer.

EDIT: Windows 8.1 is free, you should try it, and downgrade if you don't like it.

Edited by Meowware, 23 December 2013 - 04:49 PM.

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I would advise that if you are going to upgrade to windows 8.1, then please use Microsoft's website's for the F.A.Q + the advisory tool. You can go to the direct page by clicking this link:

Windows 8.1 upgrade F.A.Q - Mircosoft's website


But personally, there is very little changes to it and if you have bluetooth on your laptop it might not work after this upgrade. But it's good cause you can customize the windows start menu a little.

Edited by KiwiProbie, 07 January 2014 - 06:26 PM.

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8.1 is called an upgrade but is really a new install. I preserves your data and apps that came with 8.0 but everything else needs to be reinstalled.

I'll wait for 8.2 and see if that's worth upgrading to.
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I read something about 8.1 and a ESD file that makes it unable to have shadow copies of it.Is this true? :huh:
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8.1 is called an upgrade but is really a new install. I preserves your data and apps that came with 8.0 but everything else needs to be reinstalled.

I'll wait for 8.2 and see if that's worth upgrading to.



Windows 8.2 will be called Windows 9, so the roumers say :thumbsup:
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Dn't upgrade to windows 8.1.
The problems me and my had earlier in 8.1


1st:- 80% people have graphics problem. You need to install graphics driver manually or use the windows optional updates.
2nd:- Tile system sucks windows 8 has better tile system.
3rd:- My computer turns into This PC and My Documents into Documents. (dn't get confused with the new names)
4th:- Why the [bleep] my documents folder are in This pc (My computer).
5th:- Kaspersky 2013 doesn't support 8.1, you have to download kaspersky 2014.
6th:- Don't use normal version of windows 8.1 if u dn't have original key of windows 8 because still there is no patch for the normal version whereas pro and enterprise get easily activated by using KMS.
7:- No wifi profile are accessible, you have to use netsh command in cmd to modify and edit wifi profiles.
8:- no right on wifi connection like we had in windows 8 to check data usage, setting and all.
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