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Updating Windows 8 to Win 8.1 Preview

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I have an Apple iMac 27" with Windows 8 Pro on a bootcamp partition with all the latest updates installed.


I downloaded the KB2849636 Update, and Win 8.1 appeared in the Store.


I downloaded the Win 8.1 update and went through several restarts with the "beta fish" startup screen, from "setting up" to "getting devices ready" to "applying changes".

But then, after the last restart the screen just went blank black with no response.

I forced one more restart, and got a startup screen which said "restoring your previous version of Windows".


After Windows was restored to Win8.0, there was a popup "Sorry, we couldn't complete the update to Windows 8.1 Preview. We restored your previous version of Windows to this PC.




Have anyone else experienced same issues? Does it in any way have smth to do with BootCamp?

iMac, Windows 8


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