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 http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=40098 and restart as requested.

Windows-Store

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.

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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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