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What do I need to install Windows 8.1 on my PC?

You need the following:

  • A supported computer and applicable drivers
    1. Use the Check your model section.
  • The Windows 8.1 Update from Microsoft
    1. Update your Windows 8 PC to Windows 8.1 for free through the Windows Store!
  • Instructions which explain the process and how to prepare your PC.
    1. Update to Windows 8.1
    2. Upgrade to Windows 8

Check your model

Find out if your PC is supported for Windows 8.1 or Windows 8, get drivers, and more.

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