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Windows 8 Upgrade Assistant

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Free Freeware
Windows 10 / 8 / 7 / Vista / XP
Dec 1, 2012
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Windows 8 Upgrade Assistant Review

Windows 8 Upgrade Assistant is a freeware windows 8 updater app filed under components and made available by Microsoft for Windows.

The review for Windows 8 Upgrade Assistant has not been completed yet, but it was tested by an editor here on a PC and a list of features has been compiled; see below.

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Windows 8 Upgrade Assistant has been picked by our editors as very good.
Windows 8 Upgrade Assistant has been tested for viruses and malware.
We have tested Windows 8 Upgrade Assistant 1.0 against malware with several different programs. We certify that this program is clean of viruses, malware and trojans. [Read more]

Publisher's Description

Run this application before you decide to upgrade to Win8:

Before upgrading to Windows 8, we recommend that you run the Windows 8 Upgrade Assistant. It scans your current PC to see if it is ready for Windows 8 and then provides a compatibility report and optional steps for you to buy, download, and install Windows 8.

Windows 8 Upgrade Assistant features and highlights:
  • Scans your hardware, apps, and connected devices to see if they'll work with Windows 8
  • Provides a compatibility report
  • Check your PC for support of Windows 8 features
  • Purchase, download and install Windows 8

Windows 8 Upgrade Assistant is licensed as Freeware for Windows (32-bit and 64-bit) operating system / platform from components without restrictions. Windows 8 Upgrade Assistant 1.0 is available to all software users as a free download (Freeware).

This windows 8 updater software is filed under:
  • Windows 8 Upgrade Assistant Download
  • Freeware Components
  • Portable Software
  • Free Software Download

Compatibility with this windows 8 updater software may vary, but will generally run fine under Microsoft Windows 10, 8, 8.1, 7, Vista and XP on either a 32-bit or 64-bit setup. A separate x64 version may be available from Microsoft.

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