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Windows 7: Does boot disk need to match actual win 7 version.

09 May 2013   #1

I am running Windows 7 Prof. 64 bit / Win 8 64 bit. Most campus nodes are on 7 32 bit
Does boot disk need to match actual win 7 version.

If I have a win 7 home edition disk and want to restore a cpu with win pro does the disk matter?

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09 May 2013   #2

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Yes, you will need the same version edition disk, same bit version (x32 or x64).
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 Does boot disk need to match actual win 7 version.

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