Windows 8 and 8.1 Forums

I have installed Windows 8 RP over 7...

  1. #1

    United States
    Posts : 650
    Windows 8.1 Pro, iOS 7.1, Elementary OS

    I have installed Windows 8 RP over 7...

    So it all started a week ago, and I was using my Dev machine to install 8 but I didn't partition. All I have is the Windows 7 Product key on the side, Home Premium. Can I use it to upgrade?

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  2. #2

    USA/Tenn/Oak Ridge
    Posts : 245
    Win 8.1 Pro 64 Bit

    Yes,, I did it and it works. Here is how:

    HTH.. Jeff
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

I have installed Windows 8 RP over 7...

Similar Threads
Thread Forum
windows 8 pre installed
I bought a computer with windows 8 pre installed ,i have a full windows 7 .is their a way I can installlwindows 7 ?
Installation & Setup
Can Windows 7 OS be installed on a PC that came with W8
Hi All, Can i buy and install windows 7 onto my pc which came with windows 8? Thanks
General Support
KB2919442 installed then not installed
Hi, I'm using Windows 8.1 Pro 64 Bit If I go to Control Panel/Windows Update/View Update History KB2919442 is shown as installed successfully on the 12 March 2014 "BUT" if I go to Control Panel/Windows Update/Installed Updates there is no KB2919442 listed. If I download KB2919442 directly...
Windows Updates & Activation
never installed windows 8.1, but it says it's installed
so I was downloading the updates to windows 8.1, but it wasn't going anywhere so I rebooted. Then on reboot, I try again and it's not showing up on the store. I hit the back button a few times and saw the link again, but it says it's already installed. Now I am pretty sure it didn't get...
Installation & Setup
Windows could not be installed due to GPT
Right now, I do not have any operating system cause i formatted everything while trying to install windows 8 which did not work out because the disk is GPT. How do I install Win 8 now? I can operate the system via linux though, but through a flash drive cause even linux is not being installed.. ...
Installation & Setup
Just installed Windows 8 Pro 64-bit
Install went smoothly(I did it before with the consumer preview.) There are some issues however: 1. .net framework is not installed? I tried to install .net framework 3.5 and it could not be completed because the install has no .net framework. Bit of a catch-22 there. When I tell the OS to...
General Support
Can't installed windows 8
hi i am having trouble installing windows 8 in my computer right now... i have windows 7 home Premium 64bit running. i bought windows 8 pro download from microsoft but what happen is that i download the file everything seems fine but once it restarts to the new windows 8 blue logo loading screen...
Installation & Setup

Eight Forums Android App Eight Forums IOS App Follow us on Facebook