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Windows 8 Upgrade Assistant

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Screenshot of Windows 8 Upgrade Assistant 1.0, a Windows 8 updating app for the Windows operating system.
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Windows 10 / 8 / 7 / Vista / XP
Dec 1, 2012
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Windows 8 Upgrade Assistant is a freeware Windows 8 updater software 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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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.

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 on 32-bit and 64-bit PCs

This download is licensed as freeware for the Windows (32-bit and 64-bit) operating system on a laptop or desktop PC from components without restrictions. Windows 8 Upgrade Assistant 1.0 is available to all software users as a free download for Windows 10 PCs but also without a hitch on Windows 7 and Windows 8.

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

Filed under:
  1. Windows 8 Upgrade Assistant Download
  2. Freeware Components
  3. Portable Software
  4. Windows 8 Updating Software
Windows 8 Upgrade Assistant has been picked by our editors as good software.
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.

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Components Software
#12 of 29
3.4 out of 5 based on 11 ratings.

Components Downloads

  1. DirectX DirectX runtime for Vista and higher
  2. DirectX A new version of Microsoft DirectX 11 for Windows Vista
  3. DirectX Update package from Microsoft that updates the installation of DirectX to 9.0c runtime which many modern games require
  4. Microsoft .NET Framework 4 Download the Microsoft .NET Framework v4.0.30319
  5. DirectX Control Panel Accesses settings of the DirectX component in Windows from Control Panel
  6. Microsoft .NET Framework Client Profile Offline installer installs the necessary components to use .NET framework apps

Download Details

System Architecture:
Windows 10 32-bit, Windows 10 64-bit, Windows 8 32-bit, Windows 8 64-bit, Windows 7 32-bit, Windows 7 64-bit
Size on disk:
5,442,160 B
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