Advancement from Windows 8 to Windows 8.1 lets you enjoy the newest updates and features released by Microsoft. In addition, its security enhancements protect your personal data & computer as well as give you integration of OneDrive and more apps as compared to the earlier version. You can simply upgrade Windows 8 to 8.1 from Windows Store by downloading and installing the update.
Steps to upgrade from Windows 8 to 8.1:
Steps 1: Create backup your applications and files, backing up information prevent your data from loss, if the upgrade process is interrupted or if unexpected errors befall.
Steps 2: Make sure you have enough free disk space about 4000 MB if not then follows below steps:
- From the Start screen -> Click on Settings -> select Change PC Settings
- Click on PC and devices -> click on Disk space
- Now remove or move apps and documents that you don’t want to use in future as needed to free up disk space.
Steps 3: Temporarily inactivate your antivirus program while updating Windows 8.1
Steps 4: Go to the Start screen -> click on Store.
Steps 5: Click on the Windows 8.1 Update option -> select Download. After this updates will begin downloading as well as installing itself on your laptop.
Note: During the update, you can continue using your laptop to perform other things.
Steps 6: If the Windows 8.1 Update option is not displayed in Windows Store, then its mean your PC has some more issues that preventing you from updating it. To resolve this issue, go to the Microsoft’s website by this link http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-8/why-can-t-find-update-store.
Steps 7: Now click on the Windows 8.1 Update troubleshooter, and then choose the option to run the troubleshooter package.
Steps 8: Click on the Restart system now, after the Windows 8.1 is downloaded or updated and here your first phase of installation is complete.
Steps 9: Now analysis the express settings shown on-screen, then choice either use Customize or express settings, it’s totally depending on your personal partiality.
Step 10: Your Windows has been upgraded now simply Sign in to Windows using either username & password or Microsoft credentials.
Although, these steps are enough to upgrade from Windows 8 to 8.1, but if you are still not unable to perform these steps, then you can take help from experts through a toll-free Windows 8 customer service number.