Article ID : 00020982 / Last Modified : 10/24/2012

What do I need to do to upgrade my VAIO computer to the Windows 8 operating system?

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To begin the Windows 8 Upgrade process on your VAIO computer, click the appropriate region link below to visit the Move up to Windows 8 website.

On the Move up to Windows 8 website, click the Detect My Model button or enter your computer model information to see if your VAIO computer is eligible for the Windows 8 Upgrade program.

If your computer is eligible for the Windows 8 Upgrade program, click the http://windowsupgradeoffer.com to obtain the upgrade.

IMPORTANT: We highly recommend that you click to view either the Upgrade instructions or Clean Install instructions (or both) for a compete and detailed explanation of the upgrade the process and how to prepare your computer. Once either of those instructions are opened you can then print them to read and refer to at your leisure.