How to Download W 8.1.ISO for Free and Install Windows on Your PC
If you need to install or reinstall Windows 8.1, you can use the tools on this page to create your own installation media using either a USB flash drive or a DVD. This article will guide you through the steps to download W 8.1.ISO for free and install Windows on your PC.
What is W 8.1.ISO?
W 8.1.ISO is a disc image file that contains the Windows 8.1 operating system. It can be used to create a bootable USB or DVD that can be used to install or reinstall Windows 8.1 on your PC. You can also use it to upgrade from Windows 7 or Windows 8 to Windows 8.1.
Where to Download W 8.1.ISO for Free?
You can download W 8.1.ISO for free from the official Microsoft website . You will need to have a valid Windows product key (xxxxx-xxxxx-xxxxx-xxxxx-xxxxx) to download the file. You can find your product key on the packaging of your Windows DVD, on a sticker on your PC, or in an email confirmation if you bought Windows online.
To download W 8.1.ISO for free, follow these steps:
Go to https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/software-download/windows8ISO or https://www.microsoft.com/en-gb/software-download/windows8ISO depending on your region.
Select the edition of Windows 8.1 that matches your product key from the drop-down menu and click Confirm.
Select the language of your choice and click Confirm.
Choose whether you want to download the 32-bit or 64-bit version of W 8.1.ISO and click the corresponding button.
Save the file to your computer or an external drive.
How to Install Windows 8.1 from W 8.1.ISO?
Once you have downloaded W 8.1.ISO, you will need to create a bootable USB or DVD using a tool such as the Windows USB/DVD Download Tool. You will also need a blank USB or DVD with at least 4 GB of space.
To create a bootable USB or DVD from W 8.1.ISO, follow these steps:
Download and install the Windows USB/DVD Download Tool from https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/windows-usb-dvd-download-tool.
Run the tool and browse to the location where you saved W 8.1.ISO.
Select USB device or DVD as your media type and click Next.
Select your USB or DVD drive from the drop-down menu and click Begin copying.
Wait for the process to complete and eject your USB or DVD when done.
To install Windows 8.1 from your bootable USB or DVD, follow these steps:
Insert your USB or DVD into your PC and restart it.
Press any key when prompted to boot from the media.
Follow the on-screen instructions to select your language, keyboard layout, and time zone.
Enter your product key when prompted and accept the license terms.
Choose whether you want to upgrade your existing Windows installation or perform a custom installation.
Select the drive where you want to install Windows 8.1 and click Next.
Wait for the installation to complete and follow the on-screen instructions to set up your PC.