Step-by-step on how to use the $15 upgrade offer for Windows 8 Pro

The download

The download

As soon as you complete the purchase, the download will begin. For me, the download was estimated to be 1 hour, 38 minutes, and 42 seconds and it turned out to be a pretty accurate estimate. Once the download was complete, the Upgrade Assistant checked the download, and then prepared the files. These steps are illustrated.

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Greg Shultz is a freelance Technical Writer. Previously, he has worked as Documentation Specialist in the software industry, a Technical Support Specialist in educational industry, and a Technical Journalist in the computer publishing industry.

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