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Installing Windows 8 Pro Upgrade Clean Install - Bootcamp

by Astroblu / December 13, 2012 8:00 AM PST

So I'm wanting to get Windows 8 on my Macbook with bootcamp. I've read here that the Windows 8 Pro Upgrade will still install as a full system install and I will be able to have Windows 8 without the need of a previous version of windows. Is this true? I do not want to go and buy the retail version of the upgrade for $80 and find out that it doesn't work. Can someone please confirm if this will work and explain to me what I should do? Thankyou!

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Haven't seen it work.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / December 13, 2012 8:12 AM PST

What stopped you from trying it?

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I don't want to spend money on it if it doesn't work.
by Astroblu / December 13, 2012 8:23 AM PST
In reply to: Haven't seen it work.

I'm willing to try it however I wanted to make sure if anyone knew if it would work or not before I spend the money to buy it.

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As long as you have a valid prior OS it's OK.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / December 13, 2012 8:26 AM PST

If not, I doubt anyone can help.

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