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Upgrade Problem To Windows 8

  1. #1

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    windows 7

    Upgrade Problem To Windows 8

    "Sorry, Windows 8 isn't available for online puchase in the country/region you are in."

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    Please Help me I want to upgrade my pc to windows 8 pro x64

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  2. #2

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

    Check the post code you are using.
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  3. #3

    That appears to be the message Microsoft puts up if the Upgrade Assistant finds something that disqualifies you from the upgrade.

    Example: I was running the Win8 Enterprise evaluation version on a PC. I attempted to download Win8 pro from that. (An upgrade from the Enterprise eval. version isn't permitted.) The Upgrade Assistant returned the country/region error message. I was pretty sure that the upgrade was available in my country (USA).

    If you are running the Upgrade Assistant from an activated, legal copy of Win7, I don't know what the problem is. I don't recall what information you have to enter into the Upgrade Assistant; perhaps Theog is correct about what may have been mis-entered.
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  4. #4

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    Win7 Ult on DIY; Win8 Pro on MBP/Parallels; Win7 Ult on MBP/Boot Camp; Win7 Ult/Win8 Pro on HP

    Quote Originally Posted by venufantasy View Post
    "Sorry, Windows 8 isn't available for online puchase in the country/region you are in."

    Please Help me I want to upgrade my pc to windows 8 pro x64
    Try doing it from another upgradable 64-bit (must be 64 bit if your want 64 bit) PC. If you don't want any related files left on the PC, then use Shawn' instructions in post #4 in this thread.
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  5. #5

    Kolkata, India
    Posts : 127
    Windows® 8.1 Pro 64-Bit

    You Can try compatibility Mode Or Change your location in control panel...
    Hope It helps
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