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Anyone can upgrade to Windows 8 Pro for $14.99.

Discussion in 'General Software' started by Phusius, Oct 26, 2012.

  1. voyager1

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    anyone ?
     
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    Yes but I already tried Win8 and don't like it.
     
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    I don't think you can. The Upgrade Tool identifies your Windows version and downloads the matching one so you should run the Upgrade Tool on a PC with 64bit Windows. Don't worry, you don't have to install W8 on the spot.
     
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    You have to get the upgrade from PC with a 64 bit XP, 7 and then save it as a ISO and install it with a clean install on the PC you want.

    So I upgraded from PC with W7 64. Then saved the ISO and installed it on another PC clean install that was a 32 bit.

    That's what I did then used the fix on the first page
     
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    I paid and D-loaded the 32 bit, and installed . If I have the 64 bit downloaded from another comp. Wonder if I can use the serial# I have to install the 64-bit .That is if I use wipe-drive first ? 64 Million dollar question I guess ? I do have the 64 bit ISO...:)
     
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    Use the 64 bit download and serial do a clean install and your good. Then use the fix in the first post. Im not sure about using it on two PCs though. Probably not
     
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    Yea. I am going to download and pay the 14.99 again, and get a new install number. I just wanted to be sure the 32 bit number will be good to go with 64 Bit install

    Thanks for the reply . :toast:
     
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    I suppose it's fine then. Retail upgrade versions come with a single serial for both 32 and 64bit.
     
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    Cool. Sounds like I'm good to go then ! Buddy of mine just did a clean install with upgrade
    With a formatted drive first . When he got the 14.99 upgrade he chose to have disks sent to him also. @ dvd's - One 32bit and One 64 bit ..
     
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    Drop the pipe man! lol
     
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    It didn't like my Windows 7 upgrade key. Too bad, that was the only way I was going to get Windows 8. I'm sure as hell not spending $65+ on it.
     
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    i cant get it to work

    I also can't get it to work, i tried with my pc and my roommate, for two whole days...and every time it asked for win7 serial number. I tried with all the browser availables and no luck.
    And i read this forum from 1.... please i need help
    Can someone be kind to pm me 2 coupon code?

    Please??

    Thank you
     
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    Trying to understand upgrade 8

    Hey I'm really trying to understand & have read a bunch, but want to ask you here:
    I have Vista Ultimate 32-bit - just did the Windows Compatibility Center, 8 Upgrade Assistant. It says I have 9 things to review & if I install the upgrade it will help me take care of the things that need attention later. I then get the 2GB download $39.99 or DVD $14.99.

    If I download is there a coupon/promo code I can use to knock down the $39.99? Do you suggest download or DVD? Because the 8 Upgrade Assistant checked my compatibility it will work right?

    THANK YOU!
     

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