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  Reply # 708892 30-Oct-2012 08:42 Send private message

Clean install.

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  Reply # 708893 30-Oct-2012 08:42 Send private message

I always think the best way to upgrade from a beta is a full clean install. None of the leftovers from old versions.






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  Reply # 708895 30-Oct-2012 08:45 Send private message

Oh dear...  I seems to have lost the message body above.  

Just checking my best upgrade options (that takes least amount of time / cost least).

If I download the $49 upgrade version - will it work on a Win8 Beta - The tablet does not have a DVD - so prefer to do an upgrade - otherwise I need to go look for a portable DVD drive etc.....

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  Reply # 708896 30-Oct-2012 08:46 Send private message

You don't need a DVD for install. You can transfer to a USB key and install from there - can't you download the full version?









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  Reply # 708900 30-Oct-2012 08:48 Send private message

Thanks for the lightening fast response... I will try this:

http://windows.microsoft.com/en-NZ/windows/buy





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