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Windows 7: Windows 7 Upgrade question

26 Oct 2009   #1
Mistral1

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 
Windows 7 Upgrade question

Can I install upgrade 7 Home Premium edition onto a pc with no operating installed providing I have the disc that it upgrades from ie xp pro or home etc / anyone tried this ?


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26 Oct 2009   #2
aem

Windows 7 Ultimate 64Bit
 
 

Where did u get it from?
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26 Oct 2009   #3
Mistral1

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

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Where did u get it from?
Well it will be a MS family pack download from store if I can do it ?
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26 Oct 2009   #4
aem

Windows 7 Ultimate 64Bit
 
 

I don't think it's possible, is the upgrade edition is what it is, then it isnt a full OS.
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26 Oct 2009   #5
joel406

Windows 7 Ultimate x64/x86 Windows 7 Pro x64/x86 Windows 7 Home Premium x64/x86
 
 

Yes you can do a full install from an upgrade disk with a upgrade key.

Search the forums you will find the insructions you need to do it.

And by the way aem. the upgrade disk is the full version.
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26 Oct 2009   #6
Mistral1

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by joel406 View Post
Yes you can do a full install from an upgrade disk with a upgrade key.

Search the forums you will find the insructions you need to do it.

And by the way aem. the upgrade disk is the full version.
from what I have read you need the OS in place before an upgrade now 98 Me 2000 XP you could provide the disc mid upgrade to show (place in cd drive) you had the previous OS to upgrade from ?
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26 Oct 2009   #7
aem

Windows 7 Ultimate 64Bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by joel406 View Post
Yes you can do a full install from an upgrade disk with a upgrade key.

Search the forums you will find the insructions you need to do it.

And by the way aem. the upgrade disk is the full version.
So the upgrade disk + upgrade key = full W7.

I know about the upgrade key and how u can use it to upgrade your existing OS, but did'nt know u can install using just the upgrade disk from scratch.
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26 Oct 2009   #8
Mistral1

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by aem View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by joel406 View Post
Yes you can do a full install from an upgrade disk with a upgrade key.

Search the forums you will find the insructions you need to do it.

And by the way aem. the upgrade disk is the full version.
So the upgrade disk + upgrade key = full W7.

I know about the upgrade key and how u can use it to upgrade your existing OS, but did'nt know u can install using just the upgrade disk from scratch.
Thanks
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26 Oct 2009   #9
joel406

Windows 7 Ultimate x64/x86 Windows 7 Pro x64/x86 Windows 7 Home Premium x64/x86
 
 

You can I have done about 20 install with it. And no OS installed before installing 7.

It's easy I stumbled on it right away. Seemed obvious.
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