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Upgrade Win 8 OEM to Win 8 Pro + MS Office

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    Windows 8 Pro

    Upgrade Win 8 OEM to Win 8 Pro + MS Office


    I'd like to upgrade my Laptop (Asus X401a) with pre installed Win8 (OEM) to Win8 Pro
    What am wondering is that:
    There seems to be UEFI bios in use

    Will this present problems with "Upgrade Win8 by "upgrading itself" " as Windows 8 OEM seems not to be eligible for "upgrade offer" - what I mean that I have an old winxp machine I could get the upgrade license/cd for but am not sure WILL this upgrade work - even with "delete all stuff" option with this Win8OEM pc ?

    Secondly I already installed Office 2010 one of home+office license into this pc. If I succeed in the above will this license still be valid on this pc ?

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  2. #2


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


    Welcome to EightForums.

    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

    MS Office will be valid.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  3. #3


    Posts : 3
    Windows 8 Pro


    Thanks
    Worked just fine.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

Upgrade Win 8 OEM to Win 8 Pro + MS Office
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