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Windows 8.1 update fails

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  • I am running Windows 8 Pro registered copy.  When I try to update to 8.1 Preview it proceeds about 1/2 way across the bar and then says "Update Failed".  Several trys, same result.  Any ideas?
    Tuesday, July 02, 2013 6:44 PM

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  • download the ISO, mount the iSO, run setup.exe and select "Upgrade".

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    Tuesday, July 02, 2013 6:46 PM
  • I am running Windows 8 Pro registered copy.  When I try to update to 8.1 Preview it proceeds about 1/2 way across the bar and then says "Update Failed".  Several trys, same result.  Any ideas?

    it could be the background update tool is active

    try rebooting and see if it works properly



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