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Windows 7: New help in choosing which OS to buy.

22 Mar 2010   #1
MysticX

Windows 7 32-bit
 
 
New help in choosing which OS to buy.

Hi, I am having a bit of a conflict at the moment. The thing is, I have 4 Pcs which I wanna upgrade. I am an yurop resident which I believe complicates things. And I need some advice in choosing the correct OSs.

1. HP Laptop which has Vista 32-bit home premium. I wanna upgrade to Windows 7 64-bit home premium if possible. OEM

2. Dell Laptop with XP-Pro and wanna upgrade to Windows 7 32-bit Home Premium (I have tested it with RC and it worked fine). OEM

3. Desktop with standard XP-Pro which I wanna upgrade to Windows 7 64-bit ultimate. Retail

4. HP Laptop with XP-Pro and wanna upgrade to Windows 7 32-bit Ultimate. OEM

I wanna make a clean install on all of them if possible. That is installing all of em on clean HDDs.

I just wanna be sure that I am not buying the wrong version or anything.


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22 Mar 2010   #2
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

Hello MysticX, welcome to Seven Forums!



Have a look at the link below to make sure that each PC is capable to run the version you desire it to; be sure to post back to keep us informed.

Windows 7 Upgrade Advisor
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22 Mar 2010   #3
Jonathan_King

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

No, all of that is perfectly fine.

You qualify for the upgrade license, so you don't need to pay for a full retail copy.

You can do a clean install with an upgrade version; see here: Clean Install with a Upgrade Windows 7 Version

Now the only way to upgrade from 32 to 64 bit is by doing a clean install, so we can eliminate that concern.
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22 Mar 2010   #4
MysticX

Windows 7 32-bit
 
 

#2: I have tested all of them by installing windows 7 and they work fine

#3: Ok, so for

1 & 2: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, Upgrade Edition for XP or Vista users (PC DVD): Amazon.co.uk: Software

3 & 4: Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate, Upgrade Edition for XP or Vista users (PC DVD): Amazon.co.uk: Software

If so, all I have to do now is order those items and have them sent to me, that is if they send to denmark.
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22 Mar 2010   #5
Jonathan_King

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Looks good! Let us know if you have any problems. We have a very competent installation problem team!
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