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Windows 7: Upgrade question


16 Jul 2009   #1

Windows 7 x64
 
 
Upgrade question

I have Vista Ultamate on my son's computer. I am not interested in doing a clean install on his system. If I buy 7 Home can I install it on his system? With Vista I was not able to put anything lower than Ultamate if that was installed on the computer.

Thanks for the help.

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16 Jul 2009   #2

Windows 8 Pro 9200 x64 w/Media Center
 
 

You can't upgrade Vista Ultimate to 7 Home Premium. The upgrade disc will require a clean installation and afterwards you will be running Windows 7 Home Premium
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16 Jul 2009   #3

Windows 7 ultimate x32 7600.16385
 
 

my advise if u had vista ultimate go for windows 7 ultimate it has a lot more features than home.....at the end of the day u will see that it is worth it....to go the extra mile
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16 Jul 2009   #4

Windows 7 x64
 
 

I don't think my son needs Ultamate. I just had another copy laying around that is why he has it.
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