Upgrade Win8 Core to Win 8 Pro

Discussion in 'Windows 8' started by herrikg, Mar 10, 2013.

  1. herrikg

    herrikg MDL Novice

    Dec 16, 2012
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    Hello.


    I have a pc just to test some programs and games (flash and java), and unfortunately by mistake, I activated Windows 8 Core (XXXXX-........-CYQG3).


    Someone can help me ?


    I tried upgrade with the DVD (XXXXX-......-J8CK4) and showup the option "You already have Windows 8, but you can add other features." and after I get the error "This key does not work. Check it out and try again ..."
     
  2. Tito

    Tito Super Mod / Adviser
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    You have to use the default retail key (XKY4K-2NRWR-8F6P2-448RF-XXXXX) to do the upgrade.
     
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  3. herrikg

    herrikg MDL Novice

    Dec 16, 2012
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    Thanks Tido :)

    If I activate Windows 8 with KMS, after 6 months it can be activated again with the same key (XXXXX-......-J8CK4) ? (using the same method forums.mydigitallife.net/threads/38289-Windows-8-KMS-Activation)
     
  4. s1ave77

    s1ave77 MDL Guide Dog/Dev

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    Yep, it can. Recommend using new Microsoft Toolkit by CODYQX4, see link in my sig :D.

    Btw, it´s spelled Tito not Tido.
     
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