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Updating your HP Windows 8 PC to Windows 8.1 Note: Not all Windows 8.1 features may be available when updating to Windows 8.1 from Windows 8 PCs. Your system may require additional hardware, drivers, software, firmware, and/or a BIOS update. Upgrading between versions, e.g. from Windows 8 (non Pro) to Windows 8.1 Pro and Media Center will incur additional fees. For complete update details, see www.windows.com/everywhere for details. Before updating your PC to Windows 8.1, HP recommends that you do a few things first. Recommended app / driver updates and actions i. Warning: HP advises that you should back up all important data (such as, but not limited to, files, photos, videos, documents, applications, email etc.) before you begin any…show more content…
From the Windows 8.1 product page, select Download. The download and installation of Windows 8.1 may take 1-2 hours, but you can continue using your PC while downloading. ii. If asked to take any actions, follow the onscreen instructions iii. When prompted to reboot your PC, select the “Restart now” button or wait for Windows to automatically restart iv. After Windows restarts, follow any onscreen instructions then sign-in to Windows 8.1 Welcome to Windows 8.1. Click here to learn more. After updating your PC to Windows 8.1, HP recommends that you take a few actions. Recommended app / driver updates and actions i. Even though you have already updated your drivers, you may need to reinstall some drivers again as some Windows 8 drivers may not migrate automatically to Windows 8.1. To ensure you have the best drivers for your HP PC, go to the HP Customer Care Web site (http://www.hp.com/support), and to ”Drivers & Downloads”, by entering your computer model. Download and save the Windows 8.1 hardware drivers and install the Windows 8.1 hardware drivers and software package files to your hard drive. You can follow the steps in the “Download software and drivers” from HP section of the HP support document “Obtaining Software and
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