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Can Windows 8 Pro Pack Upgrade Windows 8.1

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    Can Windows 8 Pro Pack Upgrade Windows 8.1

    If I buy a windows 8 pro pack, will it work to upgrade 8.1 to 8.1 pro, or do I need specifically to buy a 8.1 pro pack?


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    I would assume the latter. If you reinstalled Win 8 Pro and then updated to 8.1 you'd have 8.1 Pro for sure, but I doubt it will work retroactively.
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    Windows 8.1.1 Pro with Media Center

    I bought my computer with 8 on it.

    I went to Staples & talked to a clerk about getting 8 pro.
    He advised the Pro Pack.{$40 then}

    I bought it & installed it.
    I then had 8 Pro.

    8.1 came along & I got it from the Store, free.
    Then I had 8.1 Pro.

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    Last edited by David Bailey; 26 Oct 2014 at 10:01.
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