Activating Enterprise Evaluation with the upgrade key. Possible?

Discussion in 'Windows 8' started by kyolic, Oct 29, 2012.

  1. kyolic

    kyolic MDL Novice

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    I bought an upgrade key and it says "the key is not for Enterprise" when I try it. I would like to keep the Enterprise because installing all the programs and stuff from the scratch is a real pain in the neck. Is there a way to make the Enterprise accept the upgrade key and become legit and activated?
     
  2. new_hack

    new_hack MDL Member

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    no way man ;)
     
  3. Tito

    Tito Super Mod / Adviser
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  4. Josh Cell

    Josh Cell MDL Developer

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    Windows 8 Enterprise EVAL is a activation locked version that doesn't support any type of activation.
     
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  5. Luminose

    Luminose MDL Novice

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    I'm currently using the eval. The ONLY think I have noticed is the watermark in the corner which doesn't bother me at all. Assuming I rearm the trial, what keeps me from simply formatting and re-installing every 6 months?
     
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    Josh Cell MDL Developer

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  7. woot332

    woot332 MDL Senior Member

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    Well you got some options

    1. Install Pro and use your upgrade key easy way recommended.
    2. Convert enterprise eval to enterprise and use kms activation.
     
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  8. Tito

    Tito Super Mod / Adviser
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    Well, I think its the time to release your tool.

    :)
     
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  9. woot332

    woot332 MDL Senior Member

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    Maybe but why bother with it, when M$ is giving away free upgrade keys.;)
     
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