Windows 8 upgrade freezes when upgrading

Discussion in 'Computer Software and Operating Systems' started by Gh0sti, Aug 28, 2012.

  1. Gh0sti

    Gh0sti iOS Guru

    Aug 19, 2009
    United States
    Inside you, all around you
    so i am a college student and i get to use the free windows 8 upgrade from msdn agreement so i have the official version and a real product key i have tried three times on my laptop to upgrade to windows 8 and everytime it gets to the its ready to load so its gone through the process of getting devices and other files ready it freezes at around 50% so i turn off my computer and the system reverts me back to before i tried upgrading to windows 8 there are no error logs for this issue i have checked all three times doesnt give me a reason as to why it wont upgrade im trying to do the way of keeping my programs so i dont lose them and have to reinstall them anyone know of why this keeps happening?
  2. Rydian

    Rydian Resident Furvertâ„¢

    Feb 4, 2010
    United States
    Cave Entrance, Watching Cyan Write Letters
    Try disabling all startup programs, and temporarily uninstalling any AV/firewall/security software since they tend to hook into the kernel.