This chapter covers the following subjects:
• Performing a Clean Installation: This section describes the procedure for performing a basic installation of Windows 8.1 from the DVD-ROM media.
• Upgrading to Windows 8.1 from a Previous Version of Windows: Microsoft provides several upgrade paths for users with older computers wanting to upgrade to Windows 8.1. Depending on the upgrade path chosen, users might be able to keep personal files, applications, and Windows settings.
• Upgrading from One Edition of Windows 8.1 to Another: It is possible to upgrade the base version of Windows 8.1 to Windows 8.1 Pro by purchasing and entering the appropriate product key.
• Installing as Windows To Go: New in Windows 8 and 8.1, Microsoft ...