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Windows 7: Question about Upgrading Digitally

26 Oct 2012   #1

OEM version of Windows 7 Home Premium 64-Bit
Question about Upgrading Digitally

Right Now I have an OEM version of windows 7 home premium. If I upgrade to digitally to windows 8 If for some reason I run into a PC problem in the future how would I recover my computer since the only discs i will have are the one's that came with windows 7 home premium OEM version

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26 Oct 2012   #2

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Check this post by BillWindows.

Upgraded, but changed my mind (want clean install, help!)

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by BillWindows
You should have an upgrade file on your desktop, click on that, it asks some questions and one of them is do you want to install later say yes, then another question do you want to create an ISO file just say yes, when it has created the ISO file, right click on it to burn it to a DVD.
Then boot from that to completely wipe your disk and reformat, make sure you have your key for when you start the installation. If you have a Windows Live account use that. Make sure you feel comfortable doing this and have anything you need backed up, this worked for me, I hope it works for you.
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