[Solved] "Downgrade" from W7 Enterprise to W7 Pro or Ultimate

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  1. peter_58_ha

    peter_58_ha MDL Senior Member

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    Hello from Germany!

    Ive got some DELL Latops with W7 Enterprise 64 bit. Trial period is over and I do not want to rebuild the Laptops.
    Is there any chance to "downgrade" or "convert" W7 Enterprise to W7 Pro or Ultimate?
    After converting/downgrading I can use the OEM/SLP keys to activate the editions.

    Thx and best regards

    Peter
     
  2. peter_58_ha

    peter_58_ha MDL Senior Member

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    thx @LostED

    sorry, does not work..
    I select "Windows Enterprise" at the UpDown8 1.5 Tool and run the Windows setup.exe from my USB Stick..
    After selecting "Upgrade" the following error shows up:

    "Compatiblity Report"

    "Windows 7 Enterprise can not be updated to Windows 7 professional..."

    What to do in this case?

    Best regards

    Peter
     
  3. Tito

    Tito Super Mod / Adviser
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    @peter_58_ha

    You've to select the target SKU i.e. if you want to change it to Professional, then select Windows 7 Professional on UpDown8.
     
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  4. peter_58_ha

    peter_58_ha MDL Senior Member

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    Tito... I selected "professional", got stuck with the same error... :-(
     
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