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I installed it on 2 systems with no problem. when i clicked the download link in windows 8 store, it started downloading. I was being driven demented and, as ever, Microsoft were worse than useless in terms of providing a solution. Win 7. my review here

But instead of leaving something that was perfectly fine to begin with, Microsoft decides "Hey, let's take out the stuff people love about Windows and force it to be more Tablet-Friendly I've had every problem possible with my new laptop including this one T_T hopefully it's the last problem I have to deal with! Naturally, one month later, we'd expect that Microsoft would have resolved the issue, but many users reportedly still don't have access despite fully patching their systems. SIGHS... http://www.askvg.com/fix-your-windows-8-1-install-couldnt-be-completed-something-happened-error-message/

Also, for some reason 8.1 broke my ability to connect to certain SSID's that were working just fine in 8 and a driver update did not fix the issue.I guess that That allows me to switch between Metro and Desktop. I went back to Win 7. Please help me how to fix my windows update.

i just want to update so i can get on with life instead of spending days trying and failing to fix it VG ^^ Did you try following: http://www.askvg.com/guide-how-to-upgrade-to-windows-8-1-from-windows-8/ Stan This That's why you need the X to close an app. Phil Windows restarted my computer, and it said "installing updates", and got to 82% finished, then stalled. If this update will not install, you can try these suggestions and see if they help you.

Reply rjmeerkat says: September 13, 2014 at 7:01 pm Excellent post, works a charm, thanks. that sounds like stupidity to me. Its an operating system, i'm would expect to be shown more than "something happened" Or perhaps i'm wrong and they don't actually know what happened. http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows8_1-windows_install/your-windows-81-install-couldnt-be-completed/34b49437-dd69-4bf9-98aa-a919d38ae769 Every visit to the Windows Store he was offered the Upgrade, but each attempt to upgraded ended in the error below: Sometimes this error will read "Something happened and the

Oh wow, what an amazing feat of technology. I restarted again and it finished in about five minutes and said it couldn't complete the update. If you ever have a catastrophic failure you must reinstall 8 then download the 3.5GB "patch" and install 8.1 over what you just installed. They think they removed a program and their data if they accidentally delete a short cut.

  1. In this post we will see some generic and specific ways to try and troubleshoot this problem.
  2. To do this, run the following command instead: DISM /online /cleanup-image /restorehealth /Source:C:\RepairSource\Windows /LimitAccess Here replace C:\RepairSource\Windows with the location of your repair source. 2] KB2939087 recommends in case you are
  3. If you're already using Windows 8.1, and aren't sure you're running the latest system update, the easiest way to check and download it is to visit PC Settings (the new Control Panel,
  4. Bam, it's suddenly workable.
  5. Reply Anonymous says: November 6, 2016 at 9:03 pm It is works like charm dude.

You have to check it in order to install it.

VirtualMark Just be embarrassed for yourself for making stupid comments. Reply Manuel Fonseca says: August 7, 2015 at 12:03 pm Great tip. No services or apps & it won't let me install updates or anything else.

Really the primary failures on Microsoft's part were: not allowing the touch apps to run in separate "windows" with standard window frame controls, and then not having (and maybe forcing) all http://skimwp.org/cannot-download/cannot-download-windows-7-msdn.php Really these upgrades are so minor that it's not worth bothering with, but I had to upgrade as I bought a new laptop. Everything here failed (I also ran wsreset.exe to no avail) and I decided to reinstall everything from scratch but something strange happened along the way. still 1970, just with internet and computers instead of paperclips and typewriter.

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Reply Anonymous says: November 6, 2016 at 9:03 pm Did not work! In fact, XP users can be approved to a releasing modernized of NT 5.x. What they probably need to do in Windows 9 or if there is another update to Windows 8.x is make buttons or tiles of a couple more features.

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Worked like a charm Reply Hemlock says: April 27, 2015 at 3:44 am I hope Santa brings you everything you asked for and then some. Thank You! Thanks Reply raghu says: August 10, 2015 at 5:57 am sir while installing windows8.1 i deleted local disc c drive ….now its unable to install windows 8.1 Reply JM says: August thank you for the information.

Yakov G Maybe you replied to the wrong comment, but if you read what I wrote or actually used windows 8.1 with a touch screen AND a bt keyboard+mouse, you'd realize VirtualMark I didn't, you did: "Users demand for innovation but are afraid of change" Dan all right Barry Ferguson Because change is central to your moronic argument on this page. Reply Lauren Glenn says: March 23, 2015 at 3:57 pm @Kira -- it does that if you aren't in an administrator prompt. http://skimwp.org/cannot-download/cannot-download-any-files-windows-7.php Reply Dylan says: April 7, 2015 at 9:54 pm It worked, thanks.

I run a business and will have to go back to my old Windows XP computer til I figure this out. I mean REALLY stupid. Michal I tried to install w8.1 to my computer time ago, so i am not sure about numbers, but i would say i had 0x80240031 error.