Complete Newbie Here

Discussion in 'Windows 8' started by ferran, Jun 25, 2013.

  1. ferran

    ferran MDL Novice

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    Hello,
    Right now I have Windows 7 x64 installed on my PC and now I would like to install Windows 8. Which release should I download and how do I keep all my files? Also, how do I activate Windows 8 and will I have any problems if I have UEFI? Thanks in advance.
     
  2. Humphrey

    Humphrey MDL Expert

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    Windows 8 (CORE) or Windows 8 PRO. Which ever you want will be fine.
    As far as upgrading, I do not know how you will acomplish this.
    You may need a key or you could just try entering a VL key and using MTK to activate.
     
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    s1ave77 MDL Guide Dog/Dev

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  4. Rock Hunter

    Rock Hunter MDL Senior Member

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    I agree with slave77. Going from Windows 7 to Windows 8 is a good time to do a clean install. This will clear out all of the garbage that accumulates over time in any installation of Windows. Start fresh and Windows 8 will run fast.