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"Add New Features" Question.

  1. #1

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    Windows 8

    "Add New Features" Question.

    Firstly, I am running just standard Windows 8 that came on my new laptop.

    With the standard win8, there is no option for Hyper-V, you need Windows 8 Pro version. The reason I want Hyper V is for emulating wp8 in .NET but that's besides the point.

    So basically I want to be able to run Hyper V, but there isn't an option because I don't have win8 pro. So instead of upgrading the OS, I noticed there was an 'Add New Features' option where I have the option to pay $250 for extra features. Is this essentially an upgrade to Windows 8 Pro, or will paying for these new features enable me to have Hyper V?

    I'm really not sure.

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  2. #2

    You need the Windows 8 Pro Pack. I'm not sure where you're located but it can be purchased for as low as $89.00.
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  3. #3

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

    To upgrade Windows 8 core, you need to use the Pro Pack.

    To upgrade to Pro Pack
    No install files needed.
    Only the Upgrade key is need.

    Add Features to Windows 8
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    windows 8 windows 8 pro

    What you need

    A serial number from Windows 8 and a credit card and you will be set to download the Windows 8 Pro upgrade.
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