Surface RT issues after installing 8.1 preview

After installing the 8.1 preview on my Surface RT I had all sorts of problems!

To name a few:
1. Windows updates would fail to install
2. The Windows Store was unavailable
3. Windows failed to activate

In the end I found out that this was all to do with the inability to activate. To resolve this I ran the following command file – http://sdrv.ms/HpMUaD

This adds a valid key and activates the Surface RT. Make sure you follow the included instructions – extract and run as administrator.

Once activated I still had issues with the Windows Store, so to resolve this I did a PC refresh.

After the refresh I was able to install all available updates, and then from the Windows Store I upgraded to the release version of 8.1 (which I might add improves the Surface 10 fold!!)

Any questions just ask. Good luck!

 

Andrew Morpeth
Andrew Morpethhttps://ucgeek.co/author/amorpeth/
Andrew is a Modern Workplace Consultant specialising in Microsoft technologies based in Auckland, New Zealand; Andrew is a Director and Professional Services Manager at Lucidity Cloud Services and a Microsoft MVP.

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Andrew Morpeth
Andrew Morpethhttps://ucgeek.co/author/amorpeth/
Andrew is a Modern Workplace Consultant specialising in Microsoft technologies based in Auckland, New Zealand; Andrew is a Director and Professional Services Manager at Lucidity Cloud Services and a Microsoft MVP.

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