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Windows 8.1 upgrade from kms activated windows 8 problem

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    windows 8 pro 64bit

    Windows 8.1 upgrade from kms activated windows 8 problem


    I have an activated windows 8 pro version which was activated using KMS server.But now i want to upgrade it to windows 8.1 for free.But i am not getting any windows 8.1 upgrade notification in windows store.Please tell me how to upgrade my windows 8 to windows 8.1 with out losing any of my currently installed application???

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    ME, XP,Vista,Win7,Win8,Win8.1


    You can use the Windows 8.1 VL (GA) DVD of your version to update your Windows 8.
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    Posts : 26
    windows 8 pro 64bit


    Where to get that Windows 8.1 VL (GA) DVD?And how to reactivate the windows with the previous activation key used in windows 8??please reply in detail
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    Windows 8.1 Pro + MC 64 Bit


    Quote Originally Posted by kkb350 View Post
    Where to get that Windows 8.1 VL (GA) DVD?And how to reactivate the windows with the previous activation key used in windows 8??please reply in detail
    Enterprise and VL editions do not update to 8.1 though the Windows Store. You obtain the install media from the same source you obtained 8. If you are running a legal copy you should have no problem updating to 8.1 with the help of your companies IT department.
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