View Full Version : G75 VW Win 8.1 clean install from Win7 HP Success

10-24-2013, 04:33 PM
ok all you G75VW owners that are considering upgrading to win 8.1 this is possible.
I Clean installed, used Rufus to create USB install drive. Used a Win 8.1 pro Retail ISO.
I used my $14.95 Win 8 upgrade Key to activate.
First thing installed Classic Shell, booting straight to my desktop and currently installing drivers
Will update as events dictate

10-24-2013, 06:12 PM
how did you do the upgrade? is there a guide?

10-25-2013, 07:57 PM
Well I neglected to check and make sure the UEFI USB was selected on the install so I ended up with a MBR installation, Starting over double checking everything this time.

Ok reinstalled now running GPT Win 8.1 pro