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Windows 7: downgrade from RC

21 Sep 2009   #1
edicus

vista home premium
 
 
downgrade from RC

The release candidate I am using is Windows Ultimate. When I purchase Win 7 I will get the home premium. Will I have any issues installing the home premium? I guess if I do a backup, then a clean install, everything should be fine??

Thanks!


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21 Sep 2009   #2
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by edicus View Post
The release candidate I am using is Windows Ultimate. When I purchase Win 7 I will get the home premium. Will I have any issues installing the home premium? I guess if I do a backup, then a clean install, everything should be fine??

Thanks!

You will have to do a clean install, and re-install your apps. Microsoft recommends its anyway, as do most of us.
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21 Sep 2009   #3
Dwarf

Windows 8.1 Pro RTM x64
 
 

You will be find. Just backup your data, and clean install - this will be necessary even if you change your mind and decide on the Ultimate version. Bear in mind though that some features which are present in the Ultimate version are not available in the Home edition.
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