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windows 8.1 OEM on overclockers.co.uk pc can you upgrade to windows 8.1 pro the retail version
Feb 11, 2015, 7:43 AM
I bought a pc at overclockers.co.uk and it came with windows 8.1 OEM not the retail version, my question is can you upgrade to windows 8.1 pro the retail version if you have windows 8.1 OEM on first
Feb 11, 2015
Feb 11, 2015
windows oem overclockers upgrade windows pro retail version
Feb 11, 2015, 8:22 AM
Yes, you can install the retail version over any version the OS. But why do you want to do that?
Feb 11, 2015, 8:29 AM
You should be able to do an "anytime upgrade" for the cost difference. (Now in the Add Windows Features menu) This will replace your old key, and be a perpetual one machine at a time key.
Should I install the full retail version of Windows 8.1 on my Windows 7 OEM PC?
Can I reuse Windows 8.1 full version RETAIL on a different pc after my current PC upgrades to 10?
Windows 8.1 pro (student) the same as a retail version of Windows?
Can I upgrade from Windows 7 OEM to Windows 8.1 retail?
Windows 8.1 PRO - Retail or OEM?
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Feb 11, 2015, 10:47 PM
Cin19 has the correct answer. Why would you want to? There is no advantage to it.
Feb 11, 2015, 10:58 PM
I just wanted to know, now that I do I can pass on that information to other people who need advice to,
thanks for answering my question.
Feb 11, 2015, 11:09 PM
But why would anyone else need to know this? There is no practical reason to do so.
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