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Windows 8 upgrade diary: a defiantly successful installation

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Windows 8 upgrade diary: a defiantly successful installation

Nothing’s nicer than a happy ending. Except maybe a happy beginning, which is precisely what you’re looking at above — Microsoft’s new OS captured in all its glory within minutes of completing the installation. What’s more, if you saw the first part of this upgrade diary, then you’ll know I was aiming for a trickier-than-average setup, with Windows 8 Pro running on a brand new and untouched SSD, alongside Windows 7 Ultimate running in dual-boot mode on my old HDD. As it turned out, this configuration was a breeze — so long as I totally ignored the Getting Started instructions that came in the box. Read on if you’d like to know more.

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Windows 8 upgrade diary: a defiantly successful installation originally appeared on Engadget on Mon, 29 Oct 2012 18:20:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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