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Windows 7: Upgrade from windows 7 home premium to professional from disc

13 Dec 2011   #1
apexapex

WINDOWS 7 64 HOME PREMIUM
 
 
Upgrade from windows 7 home premium to professional from disc

Hi guys,

I currently have windows 7 home premium 64 bit edition on my desktop. I get a copy of windows 7 professional 64 bit disc with legal key from my university for a student special. How can I upgrade? I was redirected to windows anytime upgrade during the installation. But my windows 7 professional x64 product key was not accepted there. I already have lots applications installed so I don't want to do a clean install. Any suggestion? Thanks!


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14 Dec 2011   #2
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by apexapex View Post
Hi guys,

I currently have windows 7 home premium 64 bit edition on my desktop. I get a copy of windows 7 professional 64 bit disc with legal key from my university for a student special. How can I upgrade? I was redirected to windows anytime upgrade during the installation. But my windows 7 professional x64 product key was not accepted there. I already have lots applications installed so I don't want to do a clean install. Any suggestion? Thanks!
Your original installation may have an "OEM" license and your pro license may be retail.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
14 Dec 2011   #3
apexapex

WINDOWS 7 64 HOME PREMIUM
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by zigzag3143 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by apexapex View Post
Hi guys,

I currently have windows 7 home premium 64 bit edition on my desktop. I get a copy of windows 7 professional 64 bit disc with legal key from my university for a student special. How can I upgrade? I was redirected to windows anytime upgrade during the installation. But my windows 7 professional x64 product key was not accepted there. I already have lots applications installed so I don't want to do a clean install. Any suggestion? Thanks!
Your original installation may have an "OEM" license and your pro license may be retail.
Yes, I have different keys on these two versions. So I can't upgrade from home premium to professional using the disc?
My System SpecsSystem Spec
.


14 Dec 2011   #4
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by apexapex View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by zigzag3143 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by apexapex View Post
Hi guys,

I currently have windows 7 home premium 64 bit edition on my desktop. I get a copy of windows 7 professional 64 bit disc with legal key from my university for a student special. How can I upgrade? I was redirected to windows anytime upgrade during the installation. But my windows 7 professional x64 product key was not accepted there. I already have lots applications installed so I don't want to do a clean install. Any suggestion? Thanks!
Your original installation may have an "OEM" license and your pro license may be retail.
Yes, I have different keys on these two versions. So I can't upgrade from home premium to professional using the disc?
You can if the pro license if for a retail version, and the Home is as well
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