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Cannot upgrade Win8 Ent - 8.1 Ent Keeping Settings & Apps

  1. #11


    Posts : 9
    Windows 8,10


    I'm not just doing this to get to 8.1, but I'm also very interested in learning Windows 8/10 inside out

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  2. #12


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


    Quote Originally Posted by 8bear View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by alphanumeric View Post
    Where did you get your Pro Key? You'll also need an Enterprise key and access to your companies KMS server. Might want to give the IT guy a heads up or you'll have no way to activate Enterprise once your done.. You could get fired at some companies for doing what your doing by the way. It wouldn't be me.
    I got the Pro Install key from https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/...or=-2147217396


    And you are right - it can bring me a lot of trouble, but I'm willing to take the chance
    That's a setup key, and won't activate by the way. You have to do a change key after setup to your company supplied KMS key.
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  3. #13


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


    Quote Originally Posted by 8bear View Post
    I'm not just doing this to get to 8.1, but I'm also very interested in learning Windows 8/10 inside out

    There is an enterprise trial you can run for 90 days. https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/eval...8-1-enterprise And the Windows 10 Enterprise Preview. https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/eval...nsider-preview
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  4. #14


    Posts : 9
    Windows 8,10


    Quote Originally Posted by alphanumeric View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by 8bear View Post
    I'm not just doing this to get to 8.1, but I'm also very interested in learning Windows 8/10 inside out

    There is an enterprise trial you can run for 90 days. https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/eval...8-1-enterprise And the Windows 10 Enterprise Preview. https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/eval...nsider-preview
    Thank you for the links
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