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23 Oct 2013   #1
Benjamin123

 
 
Upgrading Windows 7 to Windows 8...

Hello, I'm having a problem where I put my Activation Key in to install Windows 8 and it keep coming up an error saying "We can't connect right now", but my Internet is on and Strong. I'm so disappointing about this!


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24 Oct 2013   #2
Slartybart

x64 (6.3.9600) Win8.1 Pro & soon dual boot x64 (6.1.7601) Win7_SP1 HomePrem
 
 

You might try activating by phone: Activate Windows 7 by Phone

Should work for Win8 as well.
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24 Oct 2013   #3
Benjamin123

 
 

I think Microsoft might not be online.
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24 Oct 2013   #4
Slartybart

x64 (6.3.9600) Win8.1 Pro & soon dual boot x64 (6.1.7601) Win7_SP1 HomePrem
 
 

Highly doubtful, but possible.
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Benjamin123 View Post
I think Microsoft might not be online.
Did you try to activate by phone?
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25 Oct 2013   #5
Benjamin123

 
 

I am upgrading Windows 8.1 now, but when I get to the page where it says "Do you want to keep personal files or nothing" - but in that page, I got one option saying "nothing", I want to use my personal files. But, my PC's back-up is not working. I need some help!
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25 Oct 2013   #6
SIW2

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Vista x64 / 7 X64
 
 

Not much fun is it Ben.

Times like this it is agood idea to make a complete image.FREE Backup software for Windows 7, 8 and Server 2008 R2, 2012 will do it for you. It is completely free.

Local download
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