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Windows 7: 32 bit to 64 Bit in place upgrade ?

09 Aug 2010   #1
Arfer

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 
32 bit to 64 Bit in place upgrade ?

Hi, is it possible to do an in place upgrade from Windows 7 Ultimate 32 Bit
to Windows 7 Ultimate 64 Bit using full retail DVDs.
I know I will have to update progs to 64Bit but there is plenty else which will not be affected.
TIA


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09 Aug 2010   #2
Tews

64-bit Windows 8.1 Pro
 
 

You cant do an in place upgrade from 32 to 64bit... The drivers are completely different as would be the registry...
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09 Aug 2010   #3
Arfer

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

Thanks for that - bloody obvious really

Thanks
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09 Aug 2010   #4
Tews

64-bit Windows 8.1 Pro
 
 

You're welcome... Welcome to SevenForums...
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09 Aug 2010   #5
bobkn

Windows 7 Pro X64 SP1
 
 

A side note:

There are few 64 bit applications. Most, but not all, 32 bit apps will run cheerfuly under X64.

An upgrade-in-place is still forbidden, though.
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