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Windows 7: Can I upgrade the RC to Home Premium

12 Oct 2009   #11


Downgrade: Change Windows 7 Ultimate to Premium or Professional

Can anyone verify this? Also, the claim made elsewhere that any activated OS can be upgraded/downgraded using this method, including RC?

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13 Oct 2009   #12
Mark Phelps

Win7 Pro 32-bit, Win8 Pro 32-bit

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gregrocker View Post
This sounds "too good to be true". Find it hard to believe that MS would overlook a set of trivial changes like these. Anyone actually try this and confirm that it works?
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28 Oct 2009   #13

windows 7 home premium 64bits

Unfortunately, even this way, Windows 7 Ultimate RC cannot be upgraded to Windows 7 Home Premium
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28 Oct 2009   #14


Read this from a member of Win7 Team to understand why in-place Upgrade of RC is a bad idea; do a clean install instead from the desktop, or booting the Win7 installer.

Harold Wong's Blog Site : Can I do an In-Place upgrade from Windows 7 Release Candidate To Release Code??
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