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Tuesday, 27 November 2012

Install or upgrade to Windows 8

Microsoft’s latest Windows OS version, Windows 8, has been finally released. With Windows 8, Microsoft intends to open a new dimension to advanced technology with its modern metro touch screen interface.

Whether you are upgrading from windows 7 to windows 8 or just bought a new PC or Laptop, installing windows 8 is a breeze. The following step by step guide will help you in installing the all new Windows 8 onto your system

Upgrade Windows 7 to Windows 8

Microsoft gives the Users an opportunity to upgrade to Windows 8 from their existing Windows 7 operating system while retaining their existing Windows settings, personal files and applications.

1. Preparation

    • Run Windows update to install the perquisite updates and setting for Windows 8 installation (This step will require an internet connection).
    • Press Start Button → All Programs_Search “Windows Update” and open
windows update

    • Click “Check for updates” to download the necessary updates.
update windows

    • Windows will check for required updates and inform you.
check windows for update

    • Install updates for your system. Some of the updates will require you to restart the computer.
updates for windows

2. Installing Windows 8

    • Insert the Windows 8 Installation Disc.
    • Wait for the AutoPlay windows to pop up.
    • Click “Run setup.exe” to continue.
install win 8

    • Windows 8 Installation will be prepared.
win 8 preparation

    • Click on Install now to begin the installation process.
windows 8 installation

    • Setup your preferred language
windows 8 language setting

    • Type in your Windows 8 product Key mentioned on the disc.
win 8 product key

    • Check the “I accept the license terms” to continue.
licence for win 8

    • Choose whether you would like to keep your original windows files and settings or not and click “Next”.
windows 8 programs

    • Windows will check if your system is ready to upgrade.
install windows 8

    • The Windows 8 upgrade assistant will help in checking system compatibility of the OS
windows 8 apps

    • If there are some programs that might not be compatible with Windows 8, the setup will notify you.
win 8 compatibility

    • When the setup confirms that you are ready to install, Click on Install
win 8 installation process

    • Windows 8 will now be installed
installing windows 8

3. Completing the Windows 8 Installation

    • Please wait while Windows 8 loads on your system
win 8 preparation

    • Setup will take you to profile screen, where you can sign into your account using Windows live ID or local username/password.
win 8 sign in

    • Enter your desired username and password
win 8 account

    • Windows will create your account
win 8 account creation

    • Login using the username and password you created at the profile screen
sign in into win 8

    • The setup will take you to the desktop personalization screen, where you can edit the name for your system and choose its color.
windows 8 personalization

    • Once the Windows 8 desktop shows, your upgrade is complete.
win 8 desktop

Welcome to Windows 8!