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Upgrading to windows 8 from windows 7

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    windows 7

    Upgrading to windows 8 from windows 7


    hi so im getting my windows 8 today how do i upgrade with just a product key im a little confused on this

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    Windows 10 Pro x64


    Why not wait 2-3 mos when Win10 will be out and its a free upgrade. Dont bother wasting money on an OS that will be outdated in less than 6 months.
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    You'll need to download and ISO and create installation media You can run an upgrade install, but a clean install will be more trouble free. Your key can be used either way. If your win 7 is 32bit X86 and you'll want 8.1 to 64 bit X64 you will need to clean install. https://www.eightforums.com/tutorials/?filter[2]=Installation%20and%20Setup
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