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Microsoft Windows Upgrade to 8.1 for Personally-Owned Computers

Upgrade to Windows 8.1 from your current Windows operating system. You must currently be running 7.

Note: Students are limited to one download of this software. You will receive an email from Kivuto OnTheHub after download is completed.

Standards and Versions

Only upgrades are available. Full installations of Windows operationg systems are not available from UB.

Qualifying Operating Systems for upgrade:

  • Windows 7

Is Your Computer 32-bit or 64-bit?

You cannot upgrade from a 32-bit version of Windows 7 to a 64-bit version of Windows 8.1.

Before you download Windows 8.1, check your computer to see whether it is 32-bit or 64-bit:

Download Windows 8.1 Professional Upgrade

Microsoft Windows 8.1 Professional download is available to UB students who have paid the Comprehensive fee. If you are a faculty or staff member, the Microsoft Windows 8.1 upgrade is available to purchase.

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