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Windows not showing windows 8 pro

  1. #1


    Posts : 6
    Win 8

    Windows not showing windows 8 pro


    Hi

    I have a Windows 8 Pro DVD (full version). When i install it on my Asus N56, on computer/properties, it shows me only "Windows 8". It is not suppose to be "Windows 8 Pro" ?

    Thanks for any help/tips.

    /Ani

    ps. my Asus come with Windows 8 från factory. I "cleaned" my HD with new partitions...using gparted. I made a clean install of win 8 pro.

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  2. #2


    Posts : 5,592
    ME, XP,Vista,Win7,Win8,Win8.1


    ps. my Asus come with Windows 8 från factory. I "cleaned" my HD with new partitions...using gparted. I made a clean install of win 8 pro.
    As you have Preinstalled Windows 8 core, the DVD will only install the Preinstalled Windows 8.

    How to clean install with a uEFI/ BIOS firmware:
    UEFI (Unified Extensible Firmware Interface) - Install Windows 8 with

    Than
    How to upgrade to Pro OEM full version.
    No install files needed.
    Only the Product key is need.
    Add Features to Windows 8
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  3. #3


    Posts : 6
    Win 8


    Hi

    Many thanks for fast reply. I will give it a try.
    Thank you my friend.
    Happy New Year

    /Ani
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  4. #4


    Posts : 6
    Win 8


    Hi

    I get
    "This key won't work. Please check it and try again or try a different key."

    I made all this but no way.(several times) Any tips ?

    Thanks.

    /Ani
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  5. #5


    Posts : 5,592
    ME, XP,Vista,Win7,Win8,Win8.1


    Sounds like you are using a Windows 8 Pro upgrade key.
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  6. #6


    Posts : 6
    Win 8


    Hmmmmm

    Ok m8, thanks for info.

    /Ani
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  7. #7


    Posts : 6
    Win 8


    Hi

    This is what i have..


    /Ani
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