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Windows 7: W7 Home Premium upgrade to Professional possible?

08 Jan 2014   #1

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W7 Home Premium upgrade to Professional possible?


I mistakenly ordered a new laptop with Windows 7 Home Premium and as a result - am unable to add it to the work network domain - I just screwed up. Is it possible to "upgrade the O/S" (pay to have it unlocked) and change it to "professional" or whatever is needed? Thanks in advance.

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08 Jan 2014   #2

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Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bits 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1

You can upgrade from WIN7 HP to WIN7 Professional.

From Windows 7 - Anytime Upgrade to
Windows 7 Home Basic - Home Premium, Professional, Ultimate
Home Premium - Professional, Ultimate
Professional - Ultimate
Starter - Home Premium, Professional, Ultimate

It's easy it takes 10 seconds to perform Upgrade to another edition of Windows 7 by using Windows Anytime Upgrade

Just buy a win7 professional upgrade key
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08 Jan 2014   #3

Various - W7 32bit, 64bit

thanks for the reply Kaktussoft - unfortunatley they don't allow that upgrade any longer "in your region" - when I attempted it. That would have JUST been TOO easy! so I went online to MSFT and called them. After getting bounce to three diff departments I was told they won't do it and for W7 to go to a retail store. So I called a retail store to be told THEY said the too no longer do it and to go to amazon....really?! anyway - looks like I have to go to software king or something - I just want to upgrade - I DON'T WANT to buy a full copy and install over - MSFT is so frustrating. Of course - this is after a 45 minute phone call where I was LITERALLY on HOLD for 41 min 30 seconds of it......
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