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Windows 7: win7 x64 installation on win7 x86

23 Aug 2010   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
win7 x64 installation on win7 x86

alright just a quick question I have windows 7 x86 currently and might try to install x64 will I have to boot the CD to install or will I have to install another OS like XP first and then install windows 7 x64 >?

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23 Aug 2010   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit

Just boot from CD. But it has to be a clean install. Not upgrade.
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24 Aug 2010   #3
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate

Hello AxArchy, welcome to Seven Forums!

As there is no upgrade path at all from a 32-bit install to a 64-bit install it will have to be a clean install all the way, have a look at these 2 tutorials at the links below.

How to Do a Clean Installation with Windows 7

Clean Install with a Upgrade Windows 7 Version
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