In fact, one of the. And this problem needs to be fixed by Microsoft. I have a dinner date in Atlanta tonight, for which I must leave soon, and from which I shall not return until morning. Step 13: Reboot the surface. Although Microsoft has still not posted anything official about fixes for this issue, nor have they returned the update to the Windows Store, it can be fixed.
Doesn't take very long and once installed go to the activate screen and enter your own product key. Tried at least four times. The problem now seems to have been solved as Microsoft has released a. Step 14: Install kb3172614 by opening it. Introducing Windows 8: Should You Use a Local Account or a Microsoft Account? Microsoft does not provide technical support for this software. See if the program can diagnose any problems and fix them.
It is intended for evaluation purposes only and cannot be used for productive business or personal purposes. Very easy and all info here: Then just mount and run setup. It just goes to the start green screen for the Store and then, within less than a second, returns me to my Start Screen. Microsoft was forced to late last week after users started complaining about their tablets being bricked. I did make one myself before installing 8.
The problem is, as well as being a rather large 3. What happens if you create and test with another Windows user? Windows 8 is ready for business. Your one doesn't work in the installation. J W Stuart: Never be afraid to ask. Something in the update was rendering the Windows tablets unbootable, and Microsoft was left scratching its head and scrambling to fix the issue as quickly as possible.
Maybe you can buy it at a Retail Shop? I'm not sure if editing the cfg file will allow you to do a upgrade install. Even the start menu is back, the endless checking for Windows Update and Windows Store problems still persist. One option is the provided by the Microsoft Store. Update: an Official Fix is Coming! Type recovery from the Start screen. Try Windows 8 today to experience the new capabilities firsthand and start planning for Windows 8 in your organization. You can follow this problem in the for future updates. Step 11: Turn off your Wifi, and reboot the surface.
Until now, there is still no official response with the solution from Microsoft yet. Step 7: If no, try to install the updates again. Step 8: Once Windows Update is searching for at least 4 hours we came at the point where most of us are stuck. Win8: App: Modern: Apps fail to start if default registry or file permissions modified The Windows Store App is not working on my Computer. Not sure if anyone has tried this yet as when it was first leaked it wasn't a very easy task.
Step 4: After the installation got succeeded, and your surface rt restarted go ahead and search again for updates. You can now update your Surface directly via Windows Update with no more issues. A clean install is always better in my option. You need to use the product key from the torrent, then once installed enter your own to activate. If yes, start searching for updates again.
Go here ' ' and create the. Alright, so I got a permanent solution for the Windows Update searching disaster! All you do is download the iso, mount and run setup. This forum has some of the best people in the world available to help. Mine activated fine first time. If anyones interested Ill post what to do.
Step 10 : Download kb3172614 from. In order to use this evaluation, the product must be activated online with Microsoft-hosted activation and validation services. Go to the Start Screen Click on Store Click Update to Windows 8. Best way for everyone else is to update through the Windows Store. All info from posts here: well they tell you to copy paste the code into notepad and save it as a bat file, which I think I've done that.
If you solve the problem in the meantime, just let me know. Someone give it a go? Take care, Russ surface 8. Very easy and straight forward. After that just wait for it to install. Are you signed in with a Local Account or a Microsoft Account? It should activate no problem.