Windows 8 Pro Pack

Windows 8 Pro Pack




Upgrade your Windows 8 PC to Windows 8 Pro with Media Center.
Upgrade your Windows 8 PC to Windows 8 Pro with Media Center.

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Upgrade your Windows 8 PC to Windows 8 Pro with Media Center.
Upgrade your Windows 8 PC to Windows 8 Pro with Media Center.




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Move up to
Windows 8 Pro

The Windows 8 Pro Pack enables you to move up to Windows 8 Pro. Your PC or tablet must be running Windows 8 to use the Windows 8 Pro Pack. It makes your PC or tablet ready for business by adding professional-grade features.

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Encrypt your data with BitLocker

BitLocker drive encryption helps protect corporate data on mobile PCs that include a TPM chip. BitLocker now encrypts hard drives more quickly, helping to keep your data safe without interrupting your productivity. BitLocker now supports encrypted drives, too.

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Stay safer with SmartScreen

SmartScreen services help protect you from malicious sites and software on the Internet. It checks the reputation of any new app or website, helping to keep you safe no matter what browser you’re using. That helps prevent malware and other viruses from infiltrating your PC, or your corporate network.

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Windows Media Center

Windows Media Center lets you turn your PC into a home entertainment system that can play and record high-definition TV (if you have additional tuner hardware), DVDs, and CDs. It's also a software DVR that can play photo slideshows and Internet TV content.

The Microsoft difference

The Microsoft difference

Up and running: We're here for you.

We're the company that built Windows and Office—so we know Microsoft software better than anybody else. No matter what help you may need with downloading or installing Windows or Office, we've got the expertise you need.

We'll give you the free phone and chat support you need until your software is up and running.

1 (877) 696-7786
Mon - Fri: 8:00am - 1:00am ET
Sat - Sun: 12:00pm - 8:00pm ET


Required Processor

1 GHz or faster

Required Memory


Required Hard Disk Space

20GB available

Required Video Card

1366 × 768 screen resolution; DirectX 9 graphics processor with WDDM driver

Required Connectivity

Internet access (fees may apply)

Other System Requirements

Microsoft account required for some features. Watching DVDs requires separate playback software.

Additional system requirements

Some features such as touch may require a new PC. To check compatibility, visit the system requirements page at A TV tuner is required to play and record live TV in Windows Media Center. Free Internet TV content varies by geography, some content may require additional fees.

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