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upgrade via Pro Pack- will I have to reinstall my programs

  1. #1


    Posts : 15
    Win8.1 Pro x64 w/MC

    upgrade via Pro Pack- will I have to reinstall my programs


    Going to get the Pro Pack upgrade for my laptop as I need media center for it. Will I have to re-install all my programs (like Office, games, etc) or will they stay intact?

    Sam

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  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
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  3. #3


    Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Posts : 6,490
    Windows 10 Education 64 Bit


    My laptop came with 8 core, so that's what is installed by default on a clean install. I then upgrade to pro though the add features option as mentioned by Theog. Then I do it again to get Media Center. I haven't had to reinstall any programs or Apps etc.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

upgrade via Pro Pack- will I have to reinstall my programs
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