win8 update to 8.1

Discussion in 'Windows 8' started by throbber, May 10, 2015.

  1. throbber

    throbber MDL Addicted

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    i just bought a used laptop. it has a win8 oem partition on the hdd.
    if i update it to 8.1 would it revert back to win8 if i ever did a factory reset??
    i think it would but just like to check;)
     
  2. mikesd

    mikesd MDL Novice

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    yep, that's guaranteed. It doesn't update the restore image.
     
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  4. throbber

    throbber MDL Addicted

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    Deleted all partitions and installed 8.1.all ok.
    I'm a bit annoyed as I had to manually enter the key for activation,bios didn't pick it up.??