Question from Sheila S.: I have accepted a great new job as a customer service representative for a major corporation and I’ll be working from home. One of the prerequisites for getting the job was owning a computer that can run the company’s proprietary C.S. software.
I ordered one of the laptops from the list they provided, but after I received it I found out that it has to run Windows 8.1 Pro instead of the standard Windows 8.1 that came with it. None of our local electronics retailers sell Windows 8.1 upgrade discs and I need to have it running on my laptop by January 2!
Do you know where I can buy a Windows 8.1 Pro upgrade disc ASAP? Please help me!!!
Rick’s answer: Hi Sheila. I’m sorry to hear about your predicament. You’d think the list of compatible computers they gave you would have indicated that you would also need one that has Win 8.1 Pro installed. But luckily you can easily and quickly get your hands on a Windows 8.1 Pro Pack that will upgrade your Win 8.1 installation to Win 8.1 Pro.
You can buy the Windows 8.1 Pro Pack from a number of online retailers.
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