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Upgrade from Windows 7 to Windows 8

Windows 8 logoWindows 8 is out! In this tutorial we will upgrade our Windows 7 machine to Windows 8 in just a few simple steps!

 

 

Requirements:

In order to proceed you’ll need a copy of Windows 8 and an existing installation of Windows 7.

Step 1. Insert the Windows 8 dvd and run it, a windows 8 window will appear.

Step 2. Check “Go online to instal updates now (recommended)” and hit “Next”. The installer will now get the latest updates.

Step 3. Enter your product key and hit “Next”, read the license terms, check “I accept the license terms” and hit “Accept”. Choose which files you want to keep and hit “Next”. After a few minutes the “Install” button appears, click “Install”.

Step 4. Wait, a while. The installer will now upgrade your Windows 7 machine to Windows 8. This can take a very long time depending on your hardware.

Step 5. Enjoy! Your machine is now upgraded to Windows 8.

 

How to get the Start menu back in Windows 8

Windows 8 LogoGentlemen, in this video tutorial I will show you how to get the Start menu back in Windows 8. You can do this in just a few steps.

 

First, open your browser and head over to http://lee-soft.com/vistart/. Now hit “Download Start Menu” and download the executable.

Once that is done, hit run to start the installation process. In the first window, uncheck all boxes and hit Agree. In the second window, hit Decline. The Orb installation will now start. Hit Next to get the Start menu button back and you are done!