[How to] Update Windows 8 to Windows 8.1 using ISO file

Whether you are an enterprise user or just a personal home user with Windows 8 running, you have options to upgrade to Windows 8.1. Wondering how to upgrade Windows 8 to Windows 8.1 other than the official upgrade from the Windows Store. That’s a lucky case.

For many users, upgrading to Windows 8.1 from Windows Store might not be a viable option, where comes the option to Update Windows 8 to Windows 8.1 using ISO file. You need to have an external ISO file – optionally a bootable disc.

Windows 8.1 Setup: What needs your attention. Ensure Power plugin to your PC before updating

Windows 8.1 Setup: What needs your attention. Ensure Power plugin to your PC before updating

Installing or upgrading to Windows 8.1 via ISO requires you to mount ISO files or boot from bootable disc. Ensure your Windows 8 device is power connected.

Windows 8.1: Getting a few things ready

Windows 8.1: Getting a few things ready

Making sure you're ready to install

Making sure you’re ready to install

Windows 8.1 setup will ask you how to install or upgrade Windows 8.1. You have the options to keep or remove from existing user experience. The upgrade includes keeping Windows settings, personal files, and apps.

Windows 8.1 Setup: Choosing what to keep - Windows settings, personal files, and apps

Windows 8.1 Setup: Choosing what to keep – Windows settings, personal files, and apps

Windows 8.1 Setup ready to install - Option to keep Windows Settings, personal files, and apps

Windows 8.1 Setup ready to install – Option to keep Windows Settings, personal files, and apps

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