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Windows 7: Confusion


20 Jun 2010   #1
mrobjo

 
 
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Hi all, I have just upgraded to windows 7 from xp,everything went very well and everything working.But i am a bit confused about re-installing if anything goes wrong.If i need to re-install do i do a clean install or the custom install which i did to upgrade.
The reason i am confused is because xp is now gone,will windows 7 know that i have already upgraded.I hope this makes sense !!!Also i am sorry if this has already been posted,i have looked on google to find the answers but it does not make much sense.thank you.


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20 Jun 2010   #2
Dwarf

Windows 8.1 Pro RTM x64
 
 

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20 Jun 2010   #3
mrobjo

 
 

Thanks for the quick reply,i get i now.Also i want to say what a great forum,have been looking at it for a couple of weeks prior to upgrading and it has been very usefull,which is why my upgrade went without any problem,thanks again.
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20 Jun 2010   #4
richc46

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium SP1, clean install, upgrade disc
 
 

Welcome

With your new OS you are going to have questions, since it is so different from XP. Please, feel free to return to the forum with any other concerns that you may have. We are here to help you.
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20 Jun 2010   #5
mrobjo

 
 

Thank you,im sure i will have questions and problems with windows 7,but i am enjoying 7 its so much better than vista and so far xp thank you
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20 Jun 2010   #6
richc46

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium SP1, clean install, upgrade disc
 
 

Well, so far, we agree.
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20 Jun 2010   #7
Tews

64-bit Windows 8.1 Pro
 
 

Hello mrobjo and welcome to Seven Forums! Now that you have everything setup the way you want it, I strongly suggest that you image your system drive. It is a lot easier to restore an image than it is to have to reinstall your OS.... Backup Complete Computer - Create an Image Backup
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20 Jun 2010   #8
mrobjo

 
 

Hi,thanks for the advice,i have already made a system image,which i done once everything was installed thanks.
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