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Windows 7: Can I upgrade?

13 Aug 2009   #1
Crath

Linux Ubuntu x64
 
 
Can I upgrade?

I currently own a copy of Win XP Pro that I purchased via MSDN (through school). I used Win7 RC for awhile, and decided to buy it

I looked into the features of each version and I should only need Home Premium.

Am I able to purchase a Win7 Upgrade instead of a full license?

Thanks.


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13 Aug 2009   #2
iseeuu

 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Crath View Post
I currently own a copy of Win XP Pro that I purchased via MSDN (through school). I used Win7 RC for awhile, and decided to buy it

I looked into the features of each version and I should only need Home Premium.

Am I able to purchase a Win7 Upgrade instead of a full license?

Thanks.
Hi Crath and welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Glad you are here.

Yes, Microsoft said it will allow RC testers to purchase and install an "Ugrade" copy of the retail 7 when it is released. Your RC must be activated to use the "Upgrade".

This post discussed the topic and there are more links for you to check out:

Regards,

Robert
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13 Aug 2009   #3
tannim

win7 home premium 64bit
 
 

In relation to the RC being upgraded... if I pre-ordered home premuim and default installed RC Ultimate, can it still be upgraded to home premium or do I have figure out how to force the RC to install the home premium version instead?
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13 Aug 2009   #4
iseeuu

 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by tannim View Post
In relation to the RC being upgraded... if I pre-ordered home premuim and default installed RC Ultimate, can it still be upgraded to home premium or do I have figure out how to force the RC to install the home premium version instead?
Your fine. I have done the same. We both can install our 7 Home Premium. Read the other links about what "Upgrade" means to our situation.

Robert
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14 Aug 2009   #5
Crath

Linux Ubuntu x64
 
 

You mean, just because I downloaded and used the RC, I can purchase just an upgrade? Thats great!
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14 Aug 2009   #6
iseeuu

 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Crath View Post
You mean, just because I downloaded and used the RC, I can purchase just an upgrade? Thats great!
Yes it is. Thank Microsoft.

Thanks Microsoft!

Robert
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