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"Win 7 Pro cannot upgrade to Win 7 Pro" Issue when repairing Windows
I am trying to perform a repair install according to the excellent guide in this forum, however after accepting the Terms and Conditions, This pops up:
Windows 7 Professional cannot be upgraded to Windows 7 Professional. You can choose to install a new copy of Windows 7 Professional instead, but this is different from an upgrade, and does not keep your files, settings, and programs. You’ll need to reinstall any programs using the original installation discs or files. To save your files before installing Windows, back them up to an external location such as a CD, DVD, or external hard drive. To install a new copy of Windows 7 Professional, click the Back button in the upper left-hand corner, and select “Custom (advanced)”.
What can I do?
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|22 Oct 2011||#2|
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It's an unusual message. If you have a pre-SP1 installer did you uninstall Windows 7 Service Pack 1 (SP1) to make them match?
Is it possible one is 64 bit and the other 32 bit?
I'd find another Windows 7 Pro installer of the same SP status to try again, especially if I have SP1. You can google Official Windows 7 ISO downloads at My Digital Life to find one to burn to DVD using Windows Image Burner.
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