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Windows 7: lenovo netbook s10 and windows 7 upgrade!

25 Dec 2009   #1
stealthster

xp
 
 
lenovo netbook s10 and windows 7 upgrade!

hi guys i recently ordered the lenovo ideaPad netbook s10 and should be getting it soon, it comes with xp, so i purchased a windows 7 upgrade from win741. for $32.00. they link you to a download .iso and .exe. i downloaded both files and have a product key.

so the question is how should i go about upgrading? do i just copy the .exe file on my desktop? i take it that the .iso needs to be burned to disk and installed by disk drive, but not available with my netbook.

thank you for any help in this matter.


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25 Dec 2009   #2
Pauly

Win7 Ultimate X64
 
 

Check out these tutorials, should tell you all you need to know

You have the option of doing an upgrade but a clean install is always best, since your machine is new you have nothing to lose


Clean Install Windows 7
Clean Install with a Upgrade Windows 7 Version

I take it from your post you have no disk drive on the machine so usb install guide is here
Windows 7 USB/DVD Download Tool

Any probs or if your not sure post back & someone will help
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25 Dec 2009   #3
Jonathan_King

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Hello stealthster, Welcome to the best Windows forums out there!

There are a number of ways to upgrade. First, to clarify, you are technically not upgrading. You will be doing a clean install. Check out this awesome tutorial.

If you have an external hard drive or thumb drive bigger than 4GB, it would be safest to backup the ISO and exe files , in case anything happens.

What you can do is just run the setup.exe file. If you want to boot from a disc, you will need to burn the ISO to a DVD using ISO Recorder or a similar program.

Hope this helps,
~Jonathan
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