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Windows 7: Preferred way to upgrade??

28 Jul 2009   #1

Windows® 8 Pro (64-bit)
Preferred way to upgrade??

Ok so it took 2 days and now i have finished downloading windows 7 build 7600.16384(yes my internet sucks).
So is there a Preferred method of upgrading it?
I m currently running 7600.16384 and now i want to upgrade it to 7600.16385(RTM). I know a clean install is always recommended but i just did a clean install with 7600.16384 a week ago, So i dont want to bear that pain to reinstall it again.

Help appreciated,

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28 Jul 2009   #2
mickey megabyte

ultimate 64 sp1

i assume you know about the cversion.ini editing?

you can extract the iso files onto a different partition and run them from there - you can even run the setup.exe from your current os. that will be quicker than booting off dvd or usb.

the installer is smart enough to take it from there.

the upgrade process is a bit slow compared to clean install, as it has to analyse your current programs, then put them all back - but it probably won't be as slow as your internet!

happy upgrading and enjoy your new OS!
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28 Jul 2009   #3

Windows® 8 Pro (64-bit)

i did a clean install.
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28 Jul 2009   #4
mickey megabyte

ultimate 64 sp1

you know it makes sense!
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