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Upgrade from 90 day eval?

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    Windows 8 Pro

    Quote Originally Posted by bobkn View Post
    An update:

    The Win8 Pro Upgrade version installed over the Win8 Enterprise evaluation version without a hitch. The new Windows installation is activated.

    Interestingly enough, while I used the installer to delete the HD partitions and reformat, the browser favorites and some other information was transferred to the new installation.

    I was pleased to not install Win7.
    I was also like you on the 90 day enterprise version, and deleted my SSD partition and install Windows 8 Pro without problems. I was surprised that my favourites and so on like you came with the new installed Windows 8.

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    Now I am doing the full Windows 8/64 Pro install from a thumb drive. Boy it sure takes a LONG time to fill up a thumb drive, not just building the installation from the ISO file, but backing up data files and the refresh image. I'll soon find out if I can use the fresh image created with the RTM 90 day eval. Fingers crossed!

    In the future, I'll have to try a USB hard drive for backing up files...
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