A compatibility update for the legacy upgrade experience is available. This update improves the legacy upgrade experience when you upgrade to the release version of Windows 8.
How to obtain this update
By default, this compatibility update is offered when you upgrade to the release version of Windows 8. No interaction is required to apply this update.
This compatibility update may trigger several actions when you upgrade to the release version of Windows 8. The following are the most common actions that may occur:
This action puts an upgrade block on an application that may cause the upgrade to Windows 8 to fail. Windows 8 may put an upgrade block on a third-party application only if the manufacturer is notified.
Reinstall after upgrade
The user can continue to upgrade. However, the application or driver works if a user reinstalls after the upgrade.
Changes in behavior when you upgrade
The following applications or devices have to be uninstalled to complete the upgrade to the release version of Windows 8.
AL Suite Block II
Auslogics Boost Speed
Comodo Internet Security
Comodo Internet Security Complete 2012
Comodo Personal Firewall
Daemon Tools Pro Advanced
Device Protector Japanese
DisplayLink USB Graphics Software
Easy Display Manager
Easy Software Manager
Fujitsu ALL PC
HP Security Manager
JUST Suite 2010 (ジャストスイート2010) Japanese
Lenovo Auto Scroll
McAfee Family Protection 2012
NatureIME 9 (自然輸入9) x86 Trad_Chinese
N-trig Duosense Multi-touch
Rising Internet Security 2011
Samsung Control Center
Samsung Recovery Solution
ST Micro Accelerometer
ThinkPad MultiTouch driver
Toshiba Disc Creator
Toshiba Face Recognition
Total Defense Antivirus
Version Dell Data protection 2.2
Zone Alarm Internet Security 2012
The following applications or devices have to be reinstalled on the release version of Windows 8: