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Windows 8 and windows 8pro

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    Windows 8 and windows 8pro


    Ok here goes, I have a a desktop PC that had windows 7 and I bought and installed windows 8 pro upgrade for $40. Here is my problem, I just bought a new laptop with windows 8...not pro. Can I use my window 8 pro upgrade on the laptop, after I remove windows 8 from the desktop.

    Henry

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    I don't think so, for you need the qualifying OS to upgrade which was on your older machine.

    I believe only System Builder editions can be moved.
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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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    Thank you, now I know for sure. Kinda gets confusing with all the rules.

    Henry
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    I also think like this.
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