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Windows 7: 32bit to 64bit with same licence

09 Sep 2010   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit
 
 
32bit to 64bit with same licence

Hi. I recently installed Windows 7 32bit to my pc without realising that i should have installed 64bit. If i do a clean install of 64bit from an ISO image can i still use the same licence key. Thanks in advance


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09 Sep 2010   #2

Windows 7 Professional x64 SP1 ; Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard
 
 

Sorry but this Seems Suspicious How did you get access to this ISO File?

Illegal Action is not Allowed on this Forum
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09 Sep 2010   #3

Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit
 
 

Dont intend on anything illegal please see my previous topic

Windows 7 yesterday Vista today :-( HELP
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09 Sep 2010   #4

Windows 7 Ulti. x64
 
 

Yes you can do that. You may have to call MS but that is considered legal to try both 32 and 64 to see which you perfer. Good luck to you with your new install
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09 Sep 2010   #5
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

Hello stokshit, welcome to Seven forums!





You may find the tutorial at the link below useful.


USB Windows 7 Installation Key Drive - Create
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09 Sep 2010   #6

Windows 7 Professional x64 SP1 ; Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by stokshit View Post
Dont intend on anything illegal please see my previous topic

Windows 7 yesterday Vista today :-( HELP
Sorry I didn't know about this
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09 Sep 2010   #7

Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit
 
 

Thanks Bare Foot Kid will i have any licence issues
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09 Sep 2010   #8
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

Have a look at this, you shouldn't though.


Activate Windows 7 by Phone
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09 Sep 2010   #9

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Each time this is asked, I am more surprised then the previous time. The license keys have worked on either platform since Vista's release, roughly four years ago.

Now, on to something productive...the USB method works very well, and even speeds up the install process. I followed some guides on here and was able to have a 4 GB USB Flash Drive that can install any version of Windows 7, either platform.
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09 Sep 2010   #10
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by DeaconFrost View Post
Each time this is asked, I am more surprised then the previous time. The license keys have worked on either platform since Vista's release, roughly four years ago.

Now, on to something productive...the USB method works very well, and even speeds up the install process. I followed some guides on here and was able to have a 4 GB USB Flash Drive that can install any version of Windows 7, either platform.


Windows 7 Universal Installation Disc - Create
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