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Windows 7: windows 7 upgrade?

02 Jul 2009   #11
Lordbob75

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Mint 9
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by spliff View Post
Can you buy upgrade version from 7100?
No. Its from Vista only. Though I believe you can upgrade from the RC.

~Lordbob


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02 Jul 2009   #12
spliff

7600x64 RTM
 
 

^ Huh?
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02 Jul 2009   #13
windowsguy

Windows 7 7600 (x86 & x64)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by impakt View Post
You just need the installation disk? The installation disk can easily be copied or forged. Do you guys have any hard facts? I looked all over MS site and couldn't find anything =(
If you follow this method:

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Snuffy View Post
UPGRADE is simply a method to :
1. buy that version CHEAPER
2. upgrade a previous version or CLEAN INSTALL
3. mostly it takes longer, but then all your installed programs and files remain intact.
4. How to clean install with UPGRADE Disk
a. follow all instructions except when ask to insert the KEY leave it blank.
read the popup carefully. continue
b. final is full operational and good for 30 days.
c. any time within 30 days insert your UPGRADE Disk click upgrade
and when ask insert the KEY you will then have
100% the same install as FULL Version. ONLY CHEAPER.
UPGRADE disks for Vista Ultimate.

Then you don't even need a disc.
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02 Jul 2009   #14
Lordbob75

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Mint 9
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by spliff View Post
^ Huh?
Lol I can see that with your Avatar.....

I don't know the full story. I heard that you can upgrade from the RC, but I don't know if you have to use the Upgrade or not.

~Lordbob
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02 Jul 2009   #15
Snufffed

 

Quote:
You know, I don't know. I have heard only that you need the disk. I would imagine the key would be needed, but I would think that the disk would be sufficient.

~Lordbob
Guys your not looking very close if you can not find the UPGRADE Disks. PS: The biggest difference I have found in RETAIL-FULL and RETAIL-UPGRADE is the KEY... x86 and x64 KEYS are the same..
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by spiff
Can you buy upgrade version from 7100?
YES
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02 Jul 2009   #16
Lordbob75

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Mint 9
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Snuffy View Post
Guys your not looking very close if you can not find the UPGRADE Disks. PS: The biggest difference I have found in RETAIL-FULL and RETAIL-UPGRADE is the KEY... x86 and x64 KEYS are the same..
YES
Huh?

~Lordbob
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02 Jul 2009   #17
impakt

windows 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Snuffy View Post
UPGRADE is simply a method to :
1. buy that version CHEAPER
2. upgrade a previous version or CLEAN INSTALL
3. mostly it takes longer, but then all your installed programs and files remain intact.
4. How to clean install with UPGRADE Disk
a. follow all instructions except when ask to insert the KEY leave it blank.
read the popup carefully. continue
b. final is full operational and good for 30 days.
c. any time within 30 days insert your UPGRADE Disk click upgrade
and when ask insert the KEY you will then have
100% the same install as FULL Version. ONLY CHEAPER.
UPGRADE disks for Vista Ultimate.
You know this from Vista right?
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02 Jul 2009   #18
xan K

Windows 7 x64
 
 

I was gonna say the same. the biggest difference between the upgrade and full disk is the key. the key decides.
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02 Jul 2009   #19
impakt

windows 7
 
 

just contacted ms support, thanks all
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03 Jul 2009   #20
xan K

Windows 7 x64
 
 

What did they tell you?
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