How To Upgrade Windows 8 To Windows 8 Pro

Windows 8 has been launched in four editions so far by Microsoft –

  • Windows Pro ( 32 bit and 64 bit)
  • Windows 8 Enterprise ( 32 bit and 64 bit)
  • Windows 8 RT ( 90 days trial)

The first three editions were purposed for Personal Computer and laptops While Windows 8 RT edition only for Tablet PC.

In order to upgrade lower to higher edition, you can get more features and benefits such as – Media center application, Bit Locker features, Remote desktop, and many more.


Once you start the upgrade process, you will not misplay current documents, Installed software, or anything from windows 8 computer.

Upgrade windows 8 to Windows Pro

  •  Press shortcut (Window logo key + Pause/Break) to launch System Properties window before your computer screen.
  • Then move your mouse cursor near to Windows edition option and Click on this link – Get more features………windows.
windows 8 properties
  • Click on the yes button when you get User Account Control dialog box.
  • Now new window (Add Features to Windows 8) comes with these options-

I already have a Product key

I want to buy a product key online 

  • Click on this option- I already have a key.
windows 8 upgrade and add new feature
  • Insert 25 digit product key of Windows 8 in new window and Click Next button.
insert windows 8 product key
  • In next window check this box – I accept the license terms and click on this link at the bottom- Add features.
windows 8 upgrade process
  • Now upgrade procedure of windows 8 to Windows Pro will be started before your screen and it will complete about few minutes.
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  • Your computer will reboot once during upgrading process.

windows 8 restart message after upgrade
As soon as upgrade process is completed, you will get thanks message window.

windows 8 upgrade complete
Now your Windows 8 has been converted into Windows 8 Pro edition including new features.

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Topics:  Windows 8