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Windows 7: Can I upgrade directly from Windows 7 Ultimate to Windows 8 ?

11 Mar 2014   #1
Smit

Windows 7 Ultimate x86
 
 
Can I upgrade directly from Windows 7 Ultimate to Windows 8 ?

I am currently using windows 7 ultimate and i want to upgrade to windows 8. Can i upgrade directly or i have to replace windows 7 and install all the softwares once again which are currently present in my windows 7.
Please Someone help me...


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11 Mar 2014   #2
Bongo

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Win 7 Pro x64 / Win 10 Pro
 
 

Welcome to the Seven Forums

This tutorial should here you out Windows 8 Upgrade Assistant - Download and Run

Jerry
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12 Mar 2014   #3
ICIT2LOL

Desk1 7 Home Prem / Desk2 10 Pro / Main lap Asus ROG 10 Pro 2 laptop Toshiba 7 Pro Asus P2520 7 & 10
 
 

Yep I did that on my main laptop and my Sandy Bridge with an upgrade 8 then updated i to 8.1 with the fee download.

Mind you I still run them in 7 style with Classic Shell a I don't like the Metro panel stuff and if you want a tip don't go hoeing into the free apps I had to do a complete reinstall after thinking I could sue them only to find it clogged the machines really bad.
If you are interested in the 7 look Start Menu - Restore in Windows 8

I must say though using 8.1 has speeded up both machines considerably.
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12 Mar 2014   #4
Smit

Windows 7 Ultimate x86
 
 
Thanx Jerry....

That Helped.....
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12 Mar 2014   #5
Bongo

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You're Welcome
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