How to install Leaked Windows 8.1 RTM on a Windows 8.1 Preview

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Microsoft has set the release date of Windows 8.1 RTM for 18th October but a leaked copy of Windows 8.1 RTM is already available for download on internet or forums.

If you have installed Windows 8.1 Preview on your system and wants to tested or installed the leaked version of 8.1 RTM build then here I’m sharing a simple way to easily install Windows 8.1 RTM without any need of booting pen-drive & CD or any lengthy process.

Install Windows 8.1 RTM

The leaked copy of RTM build is available to download on forums, file sharing websites and also on torrents website. You can find torrents magnet link on MDL Forums.

Before proceeding to further installation steps, keep in mind that upgrading to RTM version needs a clean install, so you will lose all setting and apps.

After downloading win 8.1 RTM, extract ISO file using any free tool, such as Power ISO, Ultra ISO and even using WinZip etc.

Once you extracted ISO image, go to sources folder and search for cversion.ini file and open it using notepad and just modify both entries from 9458 to 9431 and save it.


Now to install windows 8.1 (either x86 or x64) just double click on the set-up file and  follow on screen instructions using this key XHQ8N-C3MCJ-RQXB6-WCHYG-C9WKB, The setup will takes 15-20 minutes to completely installed your Windows 8.1 RTM build 9600.

Is this article helps you to install Leaked Windows 8.1 RTM on a Windows 8.1 Preview or facing any problem, share with us in comment section.

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