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Windows 7: Use Student download to "upgrade" new laptop?


28 Oct 2009   #1

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Use Student download to "upgrade" new laptop?

Can an .iso of the Win 7 Student download be used to "upgrade" a new laptop with the same version of Win 7, thus getting rid of unwanted programs? In other words, do a clean install using the .iso on DVD, then using the registration key from the new Win 7 laptop?

Assuming it will work, how much problem is there likely to be with drivers?

Thanks much!


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28 Oct 2009   #2

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If I'mreading it right you have Windows 7 on your laptop and you want to format the drive and put Windows 7 back on? That'll work. As far as drivers are concerned, if you already have 7 installed you would know what drivers did or didn't get installed already
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