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On both counts it seems to me that Microsoft is almost going out of its way to make things difficult for retail 8.0 owners and Win7 upgraders. Fairly sure no virus involved. Share this:EmailFacebookTwitterGoogleLinkedInLike this:Like Loading... The in-place upgrade had already been attempted before I flipped the tags.

I want to say that you can easily upgrade from the normal to the Pro by entering a Pro key. Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 Upgrade Paths Updated: May 16, 2014Applies To: Windows 8, Windows 8.1 This document describes upgrade paths for the Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 operating systems. CONX Install choices after being filtered by compatibility scan are: CleanInstall | DataOnly | FullUpgrade CONX Final available install choices to display: CleanInstall | DataOnly | FullUpgrade CONX Recommended install choice you can only clean install "Pro N" on "Ultimate N".

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Right click setup.exe on the Windows 8 DVD. Can't upgrade to Windows 8 and now my laptop has a virus? Thursday, August 16, 2012 7:30 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote Hi Paul Did you try this by booting with the Windows 8 DVD and selecting the Custom But it stops every time at 96% of progress with message "the installation failed".ReplyDeleteRepliesHenk HoogendoornJuly 15, 2015 at 10:29 PMBad media maybe?DeleteReplyAbhishekhJuly 27, 2015 at 10:42 AMHi, I Didn't understad step

I thought I would add my experience in case it helps someone else coming here.I wanted to update from 8.1 Enterprise to 10 Pro. I am unable to locate ProductName & EditionID. Than, I thought, I'll try the Win 8 Enterprise, which should work, but I get the following message from the installer: Windows 7 Enterprise cannot be upgraded to Windows 8 Enterprise Windows 8.1 Anytime Upgrade So if you get stuck at the same point I did, give it a try. > Just great to hear that!

Or do you have any other thoughts? It did have gethotresults.com Google hijacking several months ago. This should work. If I've seen this on two dissimilar machines I'm fairly sure others will see the same when Win 8 becomes widely available.

Failed to run the action: Setup Windows and Config... Windows 10 Upgrade Paths Anybody have any ideas? The Evaluation is a special time limited version of Windows 8 that expires after 90 days. Update installs Get Windows 10 app in Windows 8.1 and Windows 7 SP1 https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/3035583 #Windows10DeleteReplyScottJuly 29, 2015 at 7:53 PMI'm trying to downgrade from ent to pro and I've made the

Windows 8.1 Enterprise Upgrade Windows 10

http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows8_1-windows_install/windows-81-installation-failure-0x101-0x20017/33af5d53-9e92-43e0-b594-9cd3f6ebb1e6DeleteReplyhowdoiwindowsJuly 29, 2015 at 8:23 AMJust did this successfully, but I'm not seeing the Get Windows 10 icon. I launched Firefox and did a Google search on this issue. Windows 8.1 Upgrade Paths Opstarten vanaf een Win8 pro DVD werkt ook niet, ik krijg dan de melding dat ik het vanuit windows moet doen.ReplyDeleteRepliesHenk HoogendoornJuly 6, 2015 at 11:03 PMMisschien is dit een optie: Upgrade Windows 8.1 Pro To Enterprise I was talking about this to a colleague on the App Compat team and he was telling me it wasn't hard to detect, so we'll consider adding it in the next

Get the answer shadowtech64Aug 20, 2013, 2:22 PM first off did you even hear how bad windows 8 is and second 7 ultimate will be the best operating system for a Sunday, November 18, 2012 12:35 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote SIR CAN YOU PLEASE PROVIDE THE PRODUCT KEY OF en-gb_windows_8_x86_dvd_915479.iso I DOWNLOADED IT FROM A TORRENT SITE Could you please suggest the steps so that I can follow same to start installation of Win 8.1 ProDeleteReplyAnonymousJuly 28, 2015 at 4:41 PMCan I ask you what should i do https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj203353.aspxDeleteReplyRenkeJune 17, 2015 at 3:56 PMHi Henk, does this work for Windows 7 Enterprise as well?ReplyDeleteRepliesHenk HoogendoornJune 22, 2015 at 11:53 AMYes, I did this for Windows 7 Enterprise at home.DeleteReplyAnonymousJune Upgrade Windows 8.1 To Pro Key

solved Windows 8.1 Enterprise User With Windows 7 Ultimate Key, What do I do? In either case, you would need to reinstall (and reconfigure) every single application you're currently using. can you put the full setupact.log somewhere please? (SkyDrive, Dropbox, etc.) Thursday, October 18, 2012 4:20 AM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote Michael, The issue of not being You can only keep your personal files during a cross-language installation by using Windows 8 Setup.

Microsoft have not backed off they have doubled down. 8.1 Pro Pack Reply Pingback: MoonRiversTechnology Blog - Upgrading Windows 7 Ultimate to Windows 8 Enterprise rainabba says: January 15, 2014 at 11:57 pm "worked", not exactly. During the Upgrade Assistant steps of installation, you'll need to enter the product key.

Then Windows 8.1 will be downloaded.

I just don't think its possible yet.Paul Stork SharePoint Server MVP Senior Solutions Architect: BlueChip Consulting Group Blog: http://dontpapanic.com/blog Twitter: Follow @pstork Please remember to mark your question as "answered" if

I was able to get around it following the instructions above PLUS this: change ProductName and EditionID respectively to "Windows 8.1 Professional" and to "Professional" in this registry key HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion upgrade paths, only applies to purchased versions of W8 and not any evaluation version. I'm trying to follow the procedure, 1st HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE> SOFTWARE> WOW6432Node> Microsoft> Windows NT does not exist, if there HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE> SOFTWARE> WOW6432Node> Microsoft> Windows2) when I run the setup pro 8.1 from Upgrade Windows 8.1 Home To Pro In this topic: Windows 8.1 Edition Upgrades Windows 8 Edition Upgrades Windows 8 Supported Upgrade Paths Windows 8.1 Edition Upgrades Windows 8.1 upgrades are available in the Windows Store or on

One important install log is: C:\$WINDOWS.~BT\Sources\Panther\setupact.log In this file I saw these interesting 3 lines: 2012-09-18 16:49:17, Info DetectedEdition = Ultimate2012-09-18 16:49:17, Info DetectedArch = x862012-09-18 16:49:17, Info DetectedVersion = 6.0.6000.0 I searched the Registry for '6.0.6000' but nothing was returned. I decided to do some digging and found that the Windows 8 installer does some logging. Technically the upgrade would work (but it would without the hack too) but I get to keep "Personal files only" either way which isn't a successful upgrade to me since I'd

Please let me know what I have to do. When I flipped them and closed regedit, the in-place upgrade still did not work. PS: I notice that the entries for 'StarterN' and 'EnterpriseN' both have the same target and source versionRange values, eg, 'win8' Ian Haynes EW - V4 Add-Ins EW - Resources, hints Volume license versions of Windows 8, Windows 8 Enterprise, and Windows 8 Enterprise Eval versions cannot be upgraded from the Windows Store.

The locations of folders added to the libraries will be preserved across the upgrade. krgds egon Edited by egonvdv Monday, February 11, 2013 4:10 PM Spelling Monday, February 11, 2013 12:47 PM Reply TechNet Products IT Resources Downloads Training Support Products Windows Windows Server System Wednesday, September 19, 2012 11:55 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote GetVersionEx is funky eh? Wednesday, August 22, 2012 9:39 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote That's not what it states in the link above.

Upgrading to a different edition of Windows 8.1 is supported from media only. When it's finished you'll see the following screen that allows you to create physical media. Email check failed, please try again Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. %d bloggers like this: Technologies Windows Windows Dev Center Windows IT Center Windows apps Classic desktop Internet Login or register to post comments oroslak on Oct 18, 2013 Paul, you (rightly) rip on Microsoft for their many bone-headed, anti-consumer approaches to their consumer offerings, so why not this

Here is my screen shots: Any screen that you don't get? Thanks for the guide though!ReplyDeleteRepliesHenk HoogendoornAugust 1, 2015 at 12:02 AMJust try this.. So I reopened regedit to confirm my changes and they were still there. Hope it helps! :-)/HenkDeleteReplyAnonymousApril 26, 2016 at 5:15 PMwhen I open the registry editor I cant find HKLMReplyDeleteRepliesHenk HoogendoornApril 28, 2016 at 4:44 PMHKLM is an abbreviation of HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINEDeleteRobert MannaertMay 16,

Note Windows Upgrades on native boot virtual hard disks (.vhd or .vhdx files) are not supported. Hollywood and Hacking: Into the 21st Century - Real life hackers, computer punks and Hugh Jackman dancing LG outs 4K and 5K MacBook Pro monitors Microsoft goes all-in on creativity, with Will use it in the blogpost also.DeleteReplyAnonymousJune 14, 2015 at 6:44 PMWorked for me, thanksReplyDeleteRepliesHenk HoogendoornJune 23, 2015 at 3:42 PMMy pleasure!DeleteReplyBjorn WJune 15, 2015 at 1:53 PMWhat's the difference compared Thanks for both comments!DeleteReplyAlbertoAugust 11, 2015 at 5:30 PMHello,Help ME !!!!

Since this comes up as a hit on Google, I highly suggest you rewrite this to be more succinct.DeleteReplyPaolo CimabueAugust 18, 2015 at 10:44 AMfunziona! I really don't get these holes in their logic big enough to drive a truck through...! What's wrong with their noggins these days? Maybe Microsoft updated their installer.