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Windows 7: upgrade from win7 home premium to pro?

01 Nov 2009   #1
acegolfer

Win 7
 
 
upgrade from win7 home premium to pro?

my laptop has win 7 home premium installed but not activated (need to get a new key).

Luckily i can get the $30 version from DR. but i want to get the professional version because it's the same price.

what's the best way to upgrade?

can i do windows anytime upgrade using the key that i will get from DR?


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01 Nov 2009   #2
TheSchaft

Windows 7 x64 HP, Windows 7 HP, Windows 7 Ult
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by acegolfer View Post
my laptop has win 7 home premium installed but not activated (need to get a new key).

Luckily i can get the $30 version from DR. but i want to get the professional version because it's the same price.

what's the best way to upgrade?

can i do windows anytime upgrade using the key that i will get from DR?
Welcome to Seven Forums, acegolfer!

If you have Home Premium installed and get the Professional version, and the Professional key, you should be able to load in the Professional version and activate it with that key.
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02 Nov 2009   #3
acegolfer

Win 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by TheSchaft View Post
Welcome to Seven Forums, acegolfer!

If you have Home Premium installed and get the Professional version, and the Professional key, you should be able to load in the Professional version and activate it with that key.
This is not true. I tried the Professional DVD on (not yet activated) Home Premium Win 7 laptop but it fails. It says I need to do anytime upgrade.

I just anytime upgraded to Professional using DigitalRiver product key. It took less than 10 minutes. No need to reinstall all the programs.
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14 Nov 2009   #4
mtorres

 
 

I bought two notebooks with windows 7 premium, they didn't tell me Home premium, Now I can't log onto the Domain at work. Any ideas, is there a cheep upgrad from home to professional?
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14 Nov 2009   #5
Ryan2320

Windows Seven x64
 
 

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I bought two notebooks with windows 7 premium, they didn't tell me Home premium, Now I can't log onto the Domain at work. Any ideas, is there a cheep upgrad from home to professional?
You can do the anytime upgrade which saves everything and just updates it to Windows 7 Professional...I do not know the price (my guess is $130) but to check just click your start menu and search anytime upgrade find the program and open then just Go online to choose your Windows 7 edition button and it will tell how much it will cost..

Hope this Helps..
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