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13 Dec 2011  

Win 8 Release candidate 8400

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Borderlined View Post
Hey everyone, im having a problem here. Im trying to upgrade my 32 bit home premium to 64 bit professional.
I bought the new key from the student website and downloaded the files and extracted them. Then i burned those files onto a DVD and restarted my computer and modified the BIOS to have the first start priority to be the rom drive. The problem is that it seems nothing is executing when the CD is executed and it just goes right to the currently installed OS. Is there something i am doing wrong here? I used the standard windows burner, is there something i need to click to make the CD executable?
First you cant "upgrade" from 32bit to 64. You need to do a clean install.

Second you dont extract files then burn to dvd you take the ISO file and burn it to dvd.
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