Originally Posted by bojan
If I want to use more than 4GB of ram, I have to install the 64-bit version of Windows 8. The installer will only do that if the previous Windows is already 64-bit!!! I didn't know any of that and so when I was upgrading, because I had Windows 7 32-bit, it got the 8 32-bit version instead, which is limited to 4GB
Yeah there is that issue of the 32/64 bit incompatibility. (insert windows hate here). You might have to contact the manufacturer of you pc and see if you can get a recovery disc. But the fact you would have to go through all of that does indeed suck.