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Windows 7: Question: Will Home premium have Compatibilty mode?

26 Jun 2009   #1
Compaker

Windows Seven 64-bit
 
 
Question: Will Home premium have Compatibilty mode?

I read this: http://www.bestbuy.com/site/olspage....type=category; and on the bottom where it compares the two it says Run many existing Windows XP productivity applications in Windows 7 Is that compatibility mode, or XP mode.


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26 Jun 2009   #2
bobtran

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

I don't believe so, you will need professional

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26 Jun 2009   #3
Compaker

Windows Seven 64-bit
 
 

Also, will w7 upgrade version be able to upgrade from the RC version of w7
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26 Jun 2009   #4
7Dreams

Windows 7 Build 7600 64bit/Ubuntu/Leopard
 
 

nope
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26 Jun 2009   #5
YupYup

Win 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Compaker View Post
I read this: http://www.bestbuy.com/site/olspage....type=category; and on the bottom where it compares the two it says Run many existing Windows XP productivity applications in Windows 7 Is that compatibility mode, or XP mode.
That is xpmode not compatibility mode

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Compaker View Post
Also, will w7 upgrade version be able to upgrade from the RC version of w7
If i remember correctly yes but since your running ultimate you could only upgrade to ultimate.
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27 Jun 2009   #6
Webadict

Windows 7 Rc Build 7264 x86, Ubuntu
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Compaker View Post
Also, will w7 upgrade version be able to upgrade from the RC version of w7
No upgrade path will be offered from any Beta or the RC. You will need to do a 'Clean' Install of the RTM.
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27 Jun 2009   #7
YupYup

Win 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Webadict View Post
No upgrade path will be offered from any Beta or the RC. You will need to do a 'Clean' Install of the RTM.
Have a look at both of the links here.
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27 Jun 2009   #8
poin2

Windows7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by YupYup View Post
...If i remember correctly yes but since your running ultimate you could only upgrade to ultimate.
You need XP or Vista (or 2000) for the upgrade. The RC isn't one of them.

And I believe the things like Ultimate -> Ultimate only are for the free upgrade option, i.e., if you buy a Vista Ultimate computer now, you can only upgrade to Ultimate for free, etc.

They haven't indicated any such limitation for the plain ol' upgrades. Simply that you need a prior genuine version of XP or Vista (or 2000). It would appear you can upgrade to any version you want as long as you have the prior stuff somehow.
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27 Jun 2009   #9
YupYup

Win 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by poin2 View Post
You need XP or Vista (or 2000) for the upgrade. The RC isn't one of them.

And I believe the things like Ultimate -> Ultimate only are for the free upgrade option, i.e., if you buy a Vista Ultimate computer now, you can only upgrade to Ultimate for free, etc.

They haven't indicated any such limitation for the plain ol' upgrades. Simply that you need a prior genuine version of XP or Vista (or 2000). It would appear you can upgrade to any version you want as long as you have the prior stuff somehow.
Have a look at both of the links here.
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27 Jun 2009   #10
Webadict

Windows 7 Rc Build 7264 x86, Ubuntu
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by YupYup View Post
Have a look at both of the links here.
Well now, isn't that just dandy! . . I stand corrected.

And this just proves that your never to smart to learn something new.
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