Upgrade to Windows 8 from your current Windows operating system.
You must currently be running XP SP3, Vista or 7.
Note: Students are limited to one download of this software. You will receive an email from Kivuto OnTheHub after download is completed.
Only upgrades are available. Full installations of Windows
operationg systems are not available from UB.
Qualifying Operating Systems for upgrade include:
You cannot upgrade from a 32-bit version of Windows XP, Vista or 7 to a 64-bit version of Windows 8.
Before you download Windows 8, check your computer to see whether it is 32-bit or 64-bit:
Upgrade from previous versions of Windows using the Upgrade Assistant. It tells you if your
computer is ready to upgrade to Windows 8, and scans devices, apps
and hardware to see if they are compatible with Windows 8.
CIT has tested software and services for compatibility with
Windows 8. See
which services and software are compatible with Windows
Microsoft Windows 8 download is available to UB students who have paid the Comprehensive fee. If you are a faculty member, the Microsoft Windows 8 upgrade is available to purchase here.