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Updating to windows 8.1 problem

Posted by deb1350 (My Page) on
Fri, Oct 18, 13 at 18:25

I am trying to get into the store app to update to windows 8.1 with admin account. It won't let me. So then I go to the store with my regular account and try to update and push the install button and it says you must use admin account to update. I don't know what to do. Any ideas? Thank you

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RE: Updating to windows 8.1 problem

You need to be sure you want it. I did a lot of research since I bought my windows 8 computer. I did not like what I read and on top of that it can not be removed from some computers if you don't like it. I do not like what I read and I am sticking to classic shell because I don't see a thing wrong with it.

This post was edited by EmmaR on Fri, Oct 18, 13 at 19:03

RE: Updating to windows 8.1 problem

Does your named account have administrator rights ?
If not, use the Administrator login to give your account administrator rights.

Win8.1 final is very nice for me. Everything works perfectly so far.

RE: Updating to windows 8.1 problem

No my ms login acct doesn't have admin rights but I tried that and it didn't work. I have one ms account, one guest account that is turned off and one admin account.

RE: Updating to windows 8.1 problem

Hi deb1350,

See if anything here helps,


Here is a link that might be useful: 8-1-upgrade

RE: Updating to windows 8.1 problem

Thanks, I will check it out..

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