Microsoft tool to create installation media for Windows 8.1

Discussion in 'other software & services' started by ArchiveX, Nov 10, 2014.

  1. ArchiveX

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    Thanks, a belated end to one of the many idiocies in W8.
     
  4. Robin A.

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    I created a USB Flash drive in a laptop with Windows 8.1 Update. The process worked well, it took about 1.5 hours (15+ min. in the last 10% of the last step, "Creating the USB Flash drive").

    I haven´t actually try an installation, some doubts remain:

    Does it work in an OEM computer? That is, does it read automatically the activation key embedded in the firmware?
    Does it install 8.1 Update?
     
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    Indeed, why would they make it simple to use something you'd already purchased....!

    If you do get a chance, tell us how it goes.
     
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    So, what exactly is this?
    Is it a full Windows 8.1 installation and upgrade media?

    Who is it for? Windows 8 owners?
     
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