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Windows 7: Can I upgrade...?

16 Jan 2010   #1
PC WhizzKid

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Can I upgrade...?

Hello guys,

Can I upgrade from Windows 7 RC 7100 to Windows Home Premium?

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16 Jan 2010   #2

Windows 7 Home Premium 32-Bit - Build 7600 SP1

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by PC WhizzKid View Post
Hello guys,

Can I upgrade from Windows 7 RC 7100 to Windows Home Premium?

I am not sure if you can do an upgrade, but you should not consider it. A clean install is the way you want to go. It will get all of the junk off your HD.
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16 Jan 2010   #3

Windows 8.1 Pro RTM x64

No is the simple answer. The build which we have now, and which is available for retail, is the RTM version and this needs to be clean installed.
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16 Jan 2010   #4

Windows 7

If you google, technically you can. Our recommendation is no though.


If you don't want to wipe your partition, then you don't have to.

Install as normal, but just don't explicitly tell Setup to format your existing partition. Setup will detect a previous installation and just move your old Windows folder and your existing data files to a folder "Windows.old".

Just copy over your old data from there.
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