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Windows 7: Can you use upgrade version to make installation genuine

17 Jan 2014   #1
beartobewith

windows7 ultimate 32
 
 
Can you use upgrade version to make installation genuine

have laptop that used to run Vista. was upgraded to Win7 Ultimate. copy was not
genuine, and get message re same. would like to go genuine. don't need ultimate,
would be happy with professional. will an upgrade version work to convert me to
a legal/genuine copy? thanks in advance for any advice


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17 Jan 2014   #2
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello beartobewith, and welcome to Seven Forums.

Do you have a legal product key for the edition of Windows you want to install?
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17 Jan 2014   #3
beartobewith

windows7 ultimate 32
 
 

not yet, I'm trying to figure out if I need a full copy or can use an upgrade copy (much cheaper)
thanks
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17 Jan 2014   #4
Britton30
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

See: Clean Install with a Upgrade Windows 7 Version See if you meet the qualifications in the warning box, and step 3 if an error occurs.
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