In case you missed how to get the free Windows 8 to Windows 8.1 upgrade, here's a quick rundown of what's involved:

1) Install and restart as requested.


2) Open the Windows Store "As Administrator".

Update to Windows 8.1 for free

3) Click (or tap) on the huge "Update to Windows 8.1 for free"-tile & Select Download.


The download process will take awhile (depending on your Internet connection speed) and don't be surprised if your next Restart is slow!

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Quick and dirty upgrade to Windows 8.1 from MS Store.
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