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Windows 7: Downgrade Windows 7 Edition ?

22 Nov 2014   #1
sensesx

Windows 8.1 64bit
 
 
Downgrade Windows 7 Edition ?

Hey,
After plenty of search, i couldn't find the solution, I basically installed windows 7 network edition and now i want to install windows 7 pro or ultimate. i dont wanna re-install the windows so is there any way i could downgrade my windows ?


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22 Nov 2014   #2
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

Where did you get Windows 7 Network Edition?

From post #1

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I basically installed windows 7 network edition
I presume that you know what ever Windows 7 you use, a COA issued by Microsoft is needed to activate the system properly.

http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/w...f-authenticity
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22 Nov 2014   #3
Berton

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit, Windows 8.1 64-bit, Mac OS X 10.10, Linux Mint 17, Windows 10 Pro TP
 
 

I wonder if the Enterprise version is involved, got it from his/her employer? If so the company holding the Volume License should have provided the Product Key necessary for installing.

There is an Upgrade path to a better version but not to a lesser version. The Enterprise version is usually equivalent to Ultimate.
https://www.microsoft.com/windows/bu...son-chart.aspx

It would be most important to know if the installed version is 64-bit or 32-bit, if changing from one to the other a clean install is necessary.
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