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Windows 7: Can i do this and how?

29 Apr 2011   #31

Windows 7 Pro X64 SP1

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by LostAndDamned View Post
Dang you just cant win
You can do a clean install of Win7 on a bare hard drive using only an upgrade version:

Clean Install with a Upgrade Windows 7 Version

If you don't have a qualifying older OS on hand, you'd be in violation of the EULA (end user license agreement). That would be between you and your conscience, though; as far as I know, there is no mechanism in Windows to prevent it.

It'd be easier to use a generic "system builder" version, although apparently you aren't really supposed to do that, either. (That license is intended for PCs built for sale, not for home users.)

The student version is the best deal, if you can qualify for it.

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30 Apr 2011   #32

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient


Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by SIW2 View Post
School/college students email address would be needed.

Like my Charlotte's college email address
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