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Windows® 8.1 Inside Out by Tony Northrup

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Chapter 4. Upgrading and migrating to Windows 8.1

You can upgrade a PC running Windows XP, Windows Vista, or Windows 7 to Windows 8.1. That’s pretty amazing, especially considering Windows XP was released more than 11 years before Windows 8.1. Additionally, if you buy a new PC, you can easily transfer your files and settings from your old PC to your new PC.

This chapter prepares you for the upgrading process and teaches you all the tricks you need to know to make sure an upgrade goes smoothly. For information about buying Windows 8.1, refer to Chapter 3 ...

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