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anybody update from 7 to 8 to 8.1 on the same install?

#1based_god_Posted 10/17/2013 10:42:22 AM
i can't get 8.1 to install. i get a bsod and error code.

trying to see if that has something to do with it as others are theorizing the same.

i had windows 7 and qualified for the $30 windows 8 upgrade last year, did that, and now can't update to 8.1.
#2Bazooka_PenguinPosted 10/17/2013 10:46:14 AM
Is your Windows 8 installation completely up to date?

And have you tried safe mode?
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#3SinisterSlayPosted 10/17/2013 10:53:50 AM
Contact microsoft support.
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#4based_god_(Topic Creator)Posted 10/17/2013 12:27:40 PM
it's all updated except for ASMedia Technology Inc - Other hardware, USB Controller - ASMedia XHCI Controller

that update fails every time
#5este914Posted 10/17/2013 12:41:06 PM
You have your valid Win 8 key? Then just do a clean install of 8.1 and you should be fine.
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#6Rexdragon125Posted 10/17/2013 12:43:17 PM
Sounds like a poorly coded driver that can't deal with 8.1. Use this for a clean install: http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-8/upgrade-product-key-only
#7based_god_(Topic Creator)Posted 10/17/2013 12:45:58 PM
a new install isn't an option
nobody has time for all that
this shouldn't be so difficult
#8based_god_(Topic Creator)Posted 10/17/2013 1:39:09 PM
eh maybe it is an option
i'm obsessed now

but i can't download 8.1 because it says my serial key is wrong
i can download 8 though

so...i guess since i'll be on a fresh install of 8 with no drivers, i should then upgrade to 8.1?
#9BIGGESTPS3FANPosted 10/17/2013 2:22:10 PM
Yeah. I upgraded from 7 to 8 earlier and then upgraded to 8.1. They should've made it easier for Windows 7 users, tbh. Install both at once or whatever.
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