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Windows 7: If I can't put more than 4gb RAM - 32 or 64 bit???

03 Mar 2011   #11

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

Promo codes for getting it cheaper? I'm not aware of any. Perhaps a Family Pack of Windows 7. Think they were going for $99 recently or maybe it was $120...but that's for 3 copies.

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03 Mar 2011   #12
Microsoft MVP

Win 7 Ultimate x64

Wouldn't happen to be a student would you?

Windows 7 Student Discount
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03 Mar 2011   #13

Vista Home 32 bit

Nope, not a student.

I guess I'm going to have to back up everything first. Any easy way to do this? I borrowed my roommate's external hard drive, but it doesn't have any autobackup software on it. Do I just copy everything on my harddrive and then past it back to my C drive once I get Windows 7 fully installed?

The reason is I currently have Vista 32 bit. I'll have to do a "clean install" in order to change to 64 bit (which I did decide I want do it).
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03 Mar 2011   #14

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1

Yep, that's the easiest way. I never can truly recommend a program like Easy Transfer Wizard, as I don't trust software to know what is important. Software shouldn't ever be needed for that process. All you need to do is move the important files, favorites, documents, game saves, etc to the external. Then you unplug it until the system is up and running.
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