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Windows 7: Fresh Install with an Upgrade Disk

22 Oct 2009   #1
GreenKman

Windows 7 RC
 
 
Fresh Install with an Upgrade Disk

Is it possible to do a fresh installation from a Windows 7 Professional Upgrade disk? I pre-ordered it, not thinking that I would be upgrading from a Windows 7 Ultimate RC. I really want to be able to start fresh and stuff. Is this possible in anyway?
I do have a recovery disc from HP, but I *really* don't want all of their crapware on my computer. Using the recovery is the worst possible scenario in this situation
Thanks in advanced!

-GreenKman


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22 Oct 2009   #2
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 10 build 10122
 
 

Hello GreenKman, and welcome to Seven Forums.

Yes, you can.

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