Tricks to Download and Install Windows 8.1 Preview

Since the very launch of Windows 8 OS, Microsoft has finally launched its update in the name of Windows 8.1. Many users who were not satisfied with the new Windows 8 can now update to Windows 8.1. It is much improved version than its predecessor with lot of changes for better experience of Windows 8 device. In this tutorial we will be discussing about how you can upgrade to Windows 8.Windows-8.1 installIf you are one among them who is not happy with the Windows 8, then here is how you can install and upgrade to Windows 8.1. But before you move onto the new OS make sure your system meets the minimum requirements.

Visit Microsoft official Website here. Click on the Get it Now link. This will install the latest preview version of Windows 8.1
After the installation of updates is completed restart your system. On rebooting you are greeted

After restarting, the new updates are installed automatically. Once you reboot, you will be greeted by a message to install Windows 8.1 Preview. After which you can be able to access Windows 8.1 Preview from the Windows Store.

Next open Windows Store or click on the Go to the store link and you will be linked to preview download page.

Click on Download link. Series of compatibility checks are performed on the system to see if you system is compatible to run the preview version of Windows 8 and the installation process begins.

Once the installation is complete, like Windows 8 you will be asked to sign into Microsoft account so that you can avail the cloud connect features of Windows 8.1 Preview.

Using the Windows Live ID you can use the email address and password in order to sync your settings with any Windows 8-powered devices.

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You can find the missing start menu in Windows 8.1 preview. It comes with several features that were missing and causing a lot of troubles to the users. Hope the new preview will satisfy the users who were not satisfied with the Microsoft Windows 8.

Hope the information presented here help you install the new Windows 8.1 preview version from Windows 8. [Via]

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