Hoping this was just a hiccup (it was 6am), and that someone somewhere flips the correct switch during the day.
I had a similiar smooth upgrade path. Only two pieces of software had to be uninstalled first, and one of them was Security Essentials. Found a couple of anomolies, including all my Zune Podcast subscriptions being disabled but they were quick to re-enable.
One of the smoothest upgrades yet.
I just finished upgrading as well. Gota get the Media Center software now.
@Dr Herbie: Turn on Windows XP compatibility mode then re-launch the upgrade assistant.
Instead of just providing a web-site which sells you the CD Key/download link, they decided to screw around, so you have to run it on a valid upgradable computer or it gives you nonsense.
No clue if the key that is produced is "tied" to the computer you run it on. For example I want to buy upgrades to several copies on Windows which I don't have installed right now, and I don't want to have to install them just to "upgrade" it.
They should just ask you for the CD key of the upgradee during the process... So irritating.
@ManipUni: I was actually running it from an evaluation copy of Win8 RTM which I want to convert to a full, legal version.
I shall try it again this evening when I get home from work and report back.
@Dr Herbie: I figured. If you run it from any copy of W8 (RTM, Consumer Preview, whatever) you get that exact error. Turning on XP Compatibility mode for the upgrade advisor "fixes" it.
@ManipUni: Oh I see! Sorry, mis-understood what you said. I'll give it a go this evening, then. Cheers.
By the by, I just changed my Windows 8 Pro licence to the upgrade licence by running the command
slmgr.vbs -ipk <New Product Key>
Without reinstalling. Worked a treat. But only if you have 8 Pro installed already (RTM).
For anyone who went to Build 2011, are they offering a release version of windows 8 for these tablets they handed out? I want to upgrade before adding the tablet to my ATT plan. Also would like to know if GPS is turned on with this tablet.
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