Updating from windows 8.1 to windows 8.1 pro

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Can I up date windows 8.1 to windows 8.1 pro with out losing anything?

I have a cd  windows 8.1 pro with wmc that I bought some time ago that I was going to use on my notebook, but it went bad and I had to buy another one, but I thought it had windows 8.1 pro, but it has only windows 8.1 not pro and wmc will only work on pro.
I am not sure I want to do it if I am going to lose information or data.

I don't like windows 10
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Go to Windows Upgrade in Computer  -> Properties and upgrade from there. That should work. There is a fee to be paid as well.

Windows 10 is based on Windows 8.1 and is an evolution. I am using it having upgraded from Windows 8.1 Pro.

You need to be at Pro to get Windows 10 Pro.

What do you not like? All is there and all works.
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@oneplace - Thanks and I was happy to help.

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