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Windows 8 fails on setup?

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I've tried many times to update to 8.1 but it fails on setting up every time and reverts back. Not computer savy. Help.
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try uninstalling the latest update - then install a couple updates manually
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So you are on windows 8 and run the upgrade to 8.1 while you are logged on to windows, right?
Have you considered to install 8.1 clean?

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What do you mean by clean

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Yes on Windows 8
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OK I'll try that thanks

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? Do you have to use a USB or can I use a SD card
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Needs to be USB. You could also just download the ISO file, double click it (so it gets mounted to a drive letter, just like a local DVD drive) and start setup from there. Setup will offer to do a clean installation ("keep nothing"). Please be aware that you need to backup your data if you'd like to keep it.

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Great thanks I'll try that
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Ryan, how did it go? Please return.
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No doubt that a clean installation would work.

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