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    Windows 8.1 Enterprise Evaluation

    Can I upgrade to windows 8.1 pro from enterprise evalua...


    Can I upgrade from Windows 8.1 Enterprise Evaluation, to windows 8.1 Pro using a product key, or do I have to use a disc?

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    64-bit Windows 10


    Hello Beastwtq, and welcome to Eight Forums.

    Unfortunately, you'll need to do a clean install.
    Option Two in the tutorial below can help show you how to get an ISO file that you can use to create a bootable USB/DVD with to install with.
    Hope this helps,
    Shawn
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    Windows 8.1 Enterprise Evaluation


    Can I upgrade from Enterprise Evaluation using this? Upgrading Windows with only a product key - Windows Help
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    64-bit Windows 10


    Sorry, but no for two reasons below.

    It's not considered an upgrade to go from Enterprise to Pro.

    Enterprise uses a volume license instead of a retail license, and you can't change go from one to the other without doing a clean install.
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