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My customer purchased windows 8 and only windows 8 pro has the capability to join to the domain.

Windows 7 had an upgrade key which you can purchase at any store and you can upgrade windows 7 home to pro.

I couldn't find anywhere if it possible to upgrade a machine with windows 8 to windows 8 pro.

I would like to know if there is any place you can purchase a key to upgrade it.

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The "official" answer is to buy the "Windows Pro Pack Upgrade", which includes Media Center.

This is available in many places, including Amazon, etc.

http://www.amazon.com/Microsoft-Windows-Pro-Pack-Upgrade/dp/B0093H8W4W

Unfortunately, this is currently retailing for $66.99, or about $20 more than the "Windows 8 Pro Upgrade" that is designed for upgrading XP/Vista/7, and which comes with the ability to obtain a 'Free' license key for the Media Center upgrade.

I would expect that this (Windows 8 Pro Upgrade) could be used to upgrade "Windows 8", but have not tested this.

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Why dont grab the Windows 7 to Windows 8 Pro upgrade for $19, have a look here - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TwgZIG_FJCs&feature=player_embedded

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or if you still want to go from Windows 8 to PRO upgrade go to - microsoftstore.com/store/msstore/html/pbpage.Windows_8_Pro_Pack and get it for only $69.99 !!!! –  DeepeshAgarwal Nov 14 '12 at 8:40
    
Thank you, this is what I was looking for!!! It is called "Windows 8 Pro Pack", thank you Sir! –  Miro co Nov 14 '12 at 8:47
    
@Miroco if this solves your issue, pls. pick it as an answer. –  DeepeshAgarwal Nov 17 '12 at 4:22

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