Windows 8 Pro Upgrade but no previous version of Windows installed

Posted by Vineet Bhatia on Super User See other posts from Super User or by Vineet Bhatia
Published on 2012-10-26T21:22:03Z Indexed on 2012/10/26 23:05 UTC
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I have a license for Windows 7 but don't have it currently installed anywhere. I bought the Windows 8 Pro Upgrade. Do I need to install Windows 7 and then upgrade or is there a easier way to install Windows 8 Pro Upgrade?

When I try to activate I am getting an error Code: 0xC004F061. Description: The software licensing service determined that the specified product key can only be used for upgrading, not for clean installations.

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