A. Appendix: Installing Windows 8

What You’ll Do

Prepare to Install Windows 8

Install Windows 8

Update to a Windows 8 Service Pack

Reinstall Windows 8

Use Windows to Go

Transfer Files and Settings from Another PC

Add Features to Windows 8


If you’re upgrading to Windows 8 from a previous version of Windows, this appendix describes how to prepare and install Windows 8. The temptation is to insert the Windows 8 install disc and start the installation, but you can avoid problems by making sure your system is ready for Windows 8. Before you install Windows 8, you need to check your system hardware and software and make several setup decisions that relate to your system. The Windows 8 Setup wizard walks you through the installation process. ...

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