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Will we need a reinstall for Windows 8.1?

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Hey folks.

 

Will we need to do a clean install for Windows 8.1? Or will it be just a regular update? 

 

I am asking this because I will add 2 more HDDs tomorrow and I want to do a clean install of everything, however since 8.1 is around the corner I might wait few more weeks for the clean install.

 

Thanks in advance.

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WD 1TB @7200 RPM Kingston SSDnow 120GB Sandisk Plus 480GB Corsair H60 
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Windows 10 (NSA Edition) Acer XB241H 144hz Gsync Bloody 740A Mechanical Evga SuperNOVA G2 750W  
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it will be just like upgrading from any other OS. because that is what it is. for example, going from 7 pro x64 to 8 pro x64 will auto-magically migrate all your applications, 8.1 will be the same, but should do it a little smoother we hope.

I have been running 8.1 beta which i upgraded from 8 pro, and that is how it worked when i did it
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Hmm that is great than thanks buddy.

 

Perhaps I go ahead do a clean install tomorrow and just upgrade to 8.1 when it is available.

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Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveCooling
WD 1TB @7200 RPM Kingston SSDnow 120GB Sandisk Plus 480GB Corsair H60 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windows 10 (NSA Edition) Acer XB241H 144hz Gsync Bloody 740A Mechanical Evga SuperNOVA G2 750W  
CaseMouseMouse PadAudio
Corsair 400R Logitech G502 Razer Goliathus Extended Skullcandy PLYR1 
AudioAudio
Sound Blaster Z DT 990 Pro 250 OHM All Black 
CPUGraphicsRAMHard Drive
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Gaming Laptop
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 4790k Asus Z97-A Asus GTX 1070 Corsair Vengance Pro 16gb @2400mhz 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveCooling
WD 1TB @7200 RPM Kingston SSDnow 120GB Sandisk Plus 480GB Corsair H60 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windows 10 (NSA Edition) Acer XB241H 144hz Gsync Bloody 740A Mechanical Evga SuperNOVA G2 750W  
CaseMouseMouse PadAudio
Corsair 400R Logitech G502 Razer Goliathus Extended Skullcandy PLYR1 
AudioAudio
Sound Blaster Z DT 990 Pro 250 OHM All Black 
CPUGraphicsRAMHard Drive
i7 2630QM Geforce GTX460M 8GB DDR3 @ 1333mhz 1TB 
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