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Windows 7: upgrade win7 32bit to win7 64bit "in place" ?

28 Oct 2009   #1
C0BALT

Windows 7
 
 
upgrade win7 32bit to win7 64bit "in place" ?

Is it possible to upgrade in place from win7 32bit to win7 64bit.

Is it better to do a clean new 64bit install?

thank-you!


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28 Oct 2009   #2
tw33k

Windows 7 Ultimate (x64) SP1
 
 

A fresh install is your only option
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28 Oct 2009   #3
Tews

64-bit Windows 8.1 Pro
 
 

No.. to do what you describe is not possible.. You will have to do a (fresh) clean install..
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