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Windows 7: Win XP SP3 -> Win7 64b

03 Nov 2009   #1
Kaydy123

Vista Home Premium SP2
 
 
Win XP SP3 -> Win7 64b

So I'm receiving an installation disk of Windows 7 Home Premium from Dell. However, my school is selling Win7 Pro 64 bit and I'd prefer that, so I'm going to purchase that.

Since I'm buying that (for $40), I'd like to know if I can clean install Win7 on my friend's laptop, even if he was running Windows XP (32 bit). It's just a normal clean install, right? No problems with 32 to 64 bit?


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03 Nov 2009   #2
sup3rsprt

XP, Seven, 2008R2
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by AxeluteZero View Post
I'd like to know if I can clean install Win7 on my friend's laptop, even if he was running Windows XP (32 bit).
Yes. The prior operating system does not matter during a clean install. In fact, prior OS doesn't even need to be installed (except in the case of upgrades which there are workarounds for anyway).
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03 Nov 2009   #3
Kaydy123

Vista Home Premium SP2
 
 

Ok, sounds good! Thank you!
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