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Windows 7: How to upgrade from 7229 to 7264?

01 Jul 2009   #1
dirk digler

Windows 7 build 7057
How to upgrade from 7229 to 7264?

someone help, i have tried winiso, magiciso, etc to add the cversion.ini file to it but none of those allow it to work. Need some help, what is the way to make this happen

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01 Jul 2009   #2

Windows 7

tried running it under vista compatibility mode?
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01 Jul 2009   #3

Windows 7 x64 (7600.16384.090710-1945)


I created USB key with 7264 x64 (with tutorial) and changed cversion.ini to MinClient=7201.0 and then upgraded runing setup.exe

That worked fine for me

PS. You could try UltraISO (important: run as administrator) to modify .iso file
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01 Jul 2009   #4

Windows7 7201

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by BigBro10 View Post
tried running it under vista compatibility mode?
Ding ding ding!!! Winner winner!!!
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01 Jul 2009   #5

7600x64 RTM

What mumber should I change cversion.ini to MinClient=(?) upgrading from 7100x64?
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01 Jul 2009   #6

Windows 7077

Downloaded .ISO extracted all files on Another Partition Using Winrar, Modified cversion.ini to MinClient=7201.0 ran the setup direcly from hdd.., upgraded

thats it...
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02 Jul 2009   #7

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 (Retail)

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by spliff View Post
What mumber should I change cversion.ini to MinClient=(?) upgrading from 7100x64?
It has to be a number that is LOWER than the number of the build you are upgrading FROM. So in your case, the number must be lower than 7100. I would try 7000.0
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02 Jul 2009   #8

Server 2012 R2, Windows 8.1 , W7 ultimate x64
Upgrade from 7229 to 7264 only somewhat successful

Yesterday I upgraded 7229 x64 to 7264 x64 by doing the upgrade in compatability mode.

It worked, but the computer was very sluggish. All my apps worked, but not much fun - I had gotten used to having a zippy computer.

Then BSOD (In retrospect probably not related to the upgrade) when waking from sleep when media center is active. Repeatable every time.

I then decided to bite the bullet and do a clean install.

Every was much faster (even faster than 7229). There was joy in the world - at least until the machine BSODed when waking with media center active.

I think this problem is unrelated the upgrade. Having said that, I do not recommend the upgrade as overall performance was not good.
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10 Jul 2009   #9

Windows 7 RTM 64-bit

Changing the cversion.ini file and putting in 7229 worked just fine for me.

I wish they'd be more intelligent about the space requirements for an upgrade though.
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