you might have missed the news, but windows 8.1 and server 2012 r2 rtm versions are available for download now. in celebration of this occasion, i draw upon your memory. remember this FULLY UNSUPPORTED little gem when you upgraded your beta version of windows 8 to rtm? uh huh. yes, you do. use at your own risk. feeling like living dangerously?
here’s how it’s done:
- expand the installation media or copy to a writeable location
- open the directory “sources”
- locate the file named “cversion.ini”
- modify the content, changing the values to:
now away you go. when you install, it’ll treat it as if you’re installing over windows 8, not windows 8.1 preview. :)