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Windows 7: install windows 7 evaluation period?

18 Nov 2009   #1
reece86

WINDOWS 7 Pro
 
 
install windows 7 evaluation period?

Hi i was told on another forum that I can install a copy of win7 on my desktop that i have already installed on my laptop without putting the serial code in for evaluation period of 30 days while iam waiting for my new copy of windows 7, is this true?


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18 Nov 2009   #2
Darryl Licht

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit Steve Ballmer Signature Edition
 
 

You will be fine for 30 days, just remember to deselect automatically activate when connected during the install!

Only 1 possible issue... what version are you trying for 30 days, and what version will you order and install later?
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18 Nov 2009   #3
reece86

WINDOWS 7 Pro
 
 

windows 7 pro, and I will be getting win7 home premium.
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18 Nov 2009   #4
Darryl Licht

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit Steve Ballmer Signature Edition
 
 

Now that's a possible issue... you cant upgrade from Pro to Home Premium. You will have to perform a clean install!
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18 Nov 2009   #5
reece86

WINDOWS 7 Pro
 
 

i was planning on doing that anyway.
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18 Nov 2009   #6
Darryl Licht

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit Steve Ballmer Signature Edition
 
 

Then what are you waiting for? Get in there and install!

BTW - check into the Easy Transfer tool if you want to migrate any settings and or docs when you do that clean install in 30 days!
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18 Nov 2009   #7
reece86

WINDOWS 7 Pro
 
 

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18 Nov 2009   #8
reece86

WINDOWS 7 Pro
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Darryl Licht View Post
Then what are you waiting for? Get in there and install!

BTW - check into the Easy Transfer tool if you want to migrate any settings and or docs when you do that clean install in 30 days!
just another issue i have i want to keep the few movies and software i have downloaded, but my usb drives are only 1gb each and i only have 2, so can I make another partion about 5gb in size and transfer all my thing to their then just reinstall them when i have installed win 7?
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18 Nov 2009   #9
Darryl Licht

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit Steve Ballmer Signature Edition
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by reece86 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Darryl Licht View Post
Then what are you waiting for? Get in there and install!

BTW - check into the Easy Transfer tool if you want to migrate any settings and or docs when you do that clean install in 30 days!
just another issue i have i want to keep the few movies and software i have downloaded, but my usb drives are only 1gb each and i only have 2, so can I make another partion about 5gb in size and transfer all my thing to their then just reinstall them when i have installed win 7?
Or do you have an external HDD or old HDD laying around? Or transfer them to your lappy temporarily!
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18 Nov 2009   #10
reece86

WINDOWS 7 Pro
 
 

might just make another partion nice and simple, what do u think?
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