Windows 7 Forums

Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.

Windows 7: Will I have to reload RTM from Student Upgrade

20 Oct 2009   #11


Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by jnetty99 View Post
You are correct, my copy that is currently installed is not activated.

I been using the rearm command to use while I waited for the real release.

Then if you want to use the Upgrade disk, install a qualifying XP/Vista/RC OS, start your upgrade from there to in-place Upgrade Vista, or clean install over XP/Vista/RC, to another partition, or to a second HDD for the cleanest formatted Primary install.

My System SpecsSystem Spec
20 Oct 2009   #12


Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by harpua View Post
Yes I know what MS has said. It will be interesting to see what the reality is aside from what they have (and have not) said.
Yes, let's test all the possibilities and report back here.
My System SpecsSystem Spec

 Will I have to reload RTM from Student Upgrade

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
Reload Windows 7 with upgrade CD
Windows 7 forum, My wife's Dell M1330 was updated from Vista to Windows 7 several years ago and now the hard disk is corrupted. Can I use the upgrade CD to reload Windows 7? jerryd
General Discussion
Windows 7 Student Upgrade HELP
I know this question has been done to death, but I can't find the right response. I have a New HDD (no operating system on it). Is it possible to install windows 7 using the student upgrade version. I know it works with the retail upgrade version but is it possible to get the same with the student...
Installation & Setup
Question about student upgrade
I am a student with Vista Home Premium right now and I want to upgrade to 7 using the $30 student upgrade. A couple of questions though. If I have read this right, (Windows 7 US Online Store - Student Registration) then if I buy and install Windows 7 Home Premium I won't need to backup my...
Installation & Setup
Question for $30 student upgrade win 7
I ordered the Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium Upgrade - 32 bit for $30 with my .edu student email. I have it installed on my computer, and I have a cd key aswell that came with it online. I was wondering 2 things: 1: Can I use my key to install it on multiple computers? 2: Can I go to that...
General Discussion
Win7 student upgrade
Hi guys, I have the option of going for the Windows 7 student deal and have a few questions that I want to clarify before I go for it: - Is it the retail upgrade version, not the OEM upgrade? So I'll be able to use this key on a brand new box later on down the road? - Is a clean install of...
General Discussion
Anyone tried student upgrade from within RC1?
As the title says really, has anyone got Win7 RC1, downloaded the files from DigitalRiver and then just run the .exe? If so, did it work? Did it keep all your files? Did it activate? Many thanks, Sam.
Installation & Setup

Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 06:54.

Twitter Facebook Google+

Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App