Windows 8 upgrade question

I just bought all my parts for my first custom computer and i purchased the windows 8 upgrade from my local best buy.
I'm wondering if this would install properly since it said on the back
"Your pc must be running genuine Windows 7."
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    yes, it means what it says. what you bought is an UPGRADE. it only works if you already have windows 7 installed.

    otherwise you want to buy the full version of windows 8, or windows 7
  2. It has to have an older version of windows to be installed. Hence upgrade (from previous OS, XP, Vista or 7)
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