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This article explains how to download and install Macrium Reflect v8 upgrades.



We've made upgrading from v7 an easy process, and v8 is fully compatible with Images, backup definitions and settings created with v7.  See New in Version 8 for more information on what's available.

You can purchase upgrade keys using our online Renewal Wizard here: https://www.macrium.com/upgrade-renewal-wizard

Upgrading to Macrium Reflect v8 with a v7 key entitled to a free upgrade

Free upgrades to v8 from v7 are available to customers with an active Support and Maintenance subscription and for v7 keys purchased on or after 22nd November 2020. 

Before you begin, ensure that you are at the latest release of Macrium Reflect v7 by taking the 'Other Tasks' > 'Check for updates' menu option. 

If your v7 key isn't currently installed, then please install before upgrading
  1. Take the 'Other Tasks' > 'Check for updates' menu option:




  2. The following message prompt is displayed:


    Click 'Now' to upgrade immediately.

    Note: If you click 'Never' then further attempts to update your installation will only check for v7 updates. To override this hold the 'Ctrl' key down when you take the 'Check for updates..' menu option. 



  3. Your new key will be shown in the following message box:

     
    To save your key for future reference, use the 'Copy' button to copy your new key to the Windows clipboard

    Clicking 'Continue' or 'Copy' will download the Full Macrium Reflect v8 Installer for your purchased edition.

    The installer will start automatically and your new v8 key will be pre-populated in the installation.


Upgrading to Macrium Reflect v8 from an existing v7 Installation using a purchased upgrade key


The v8 upgrade purchasing process will automatically assign your new v8 key to your v7 installation. 
Before you begin, ensure that you are at the latest release of Macrium Reflect v7 by taking the 'Other Tasks' > 'Check for updates' menu option. 


  1. Take the 'Other Tasks' > 'Check for updates' menu option:



    The following message prompt is displayed:


    Click 'Now' to download the Full Macrium Reflect v8 Installer for your purchased edition. The installer will start automatically. 

    Click 'Later' to repeat the next time you check for updates.

    Click 'Never' not to be prompted again. 
    To override this hold the 'Ctrl' key down when you take the 'Check for updates..' menu option. 

    Note: If your purchases v8 upgrade key has already been installed then you will not be offered the v8 install option.

Upgrading to Macrium Reflect v8 without an existing installation of v7


Following the normal Installing Macrium Reflect procedure and enter your purchased v8 key from your purchase receipt.


License key format


Note: If you are unable to locate your v7 keys then please see this page https://www.macrium.com/myorders/index to request your order history

Macrium reflect v7 keys

ProductKey format
v7 Home56-XXXX-XXXX-XXXX-XXXX-XXXX-XXXXXXX
v7 Workstation57-XXXX-XXXX-XXXX-XXXX-XXXX-XXXXXXX
v7 Server58-XXXX-XXXX-XXXX-XXXX-XXXX-XXXXXXX
v7 Server Plus59-XXXX-XXXX-XXXX-XXXX-XXXX-XXXXXXX


Macrium reflect v8 keys

ProductKey format
v8 Home76-XXXX-XXXX-XXXX-XXXX-XXXX-XXXXXXX
v8 Workstation77-XXXX-XXXX-XXXX-XXXX-XXXX-XXXXXXX
v8 Server78-XXXX-XXXX-XXXX-XXXX-XXXX-XXXXXXX
v8 Server Plus79-XXXX-XXXX-XXXX-XXXX-XXXX-XXXXXXX



Upgrade FAQ
Troubleshooting installer issues