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Windows 7: Can I install window 7 pro from new laptop that'll run home eddition

15 Sep 2011   #1

Windows 64 bit
Can I install window 7 pro from new laptop that'll run home eddition

I just bought a new laptop after my old vista to windows 7 upgrade went terribly wrong. What I need to know is can I use my already bought windows 7pro to replace the pre instLled home addition? Just u let u know my windows Pro set never gave me the repair my computer option no matter what I do so this is why I reunioned my old laptop. I figure I should let u knOw since that my be a suggestion on answering my question.

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15 Sep 2011   #2

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Yes, you can upgrade your new Notebook with the windows 7 Pro.

No install files needed.
Only the Upgrade key is need.
Anytime upgrade only adds-on the Programs & Features from version to version.
Windows Anytime Upgrade - How to

information   Information
We always assume you have made your Recovery Disks using the OEM manufacturer's Recovery Media Creator app the first day you had your new PC.
& made the Startup Repair CD.
startup repair disc-create

Did you make the OEM manufacturer's Recovery Disks?
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15 Sep 2011   #3

MS Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit SP1

Please study the following link for clarity

Windows 7 Upgrade Paths
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17 Sep 2011   #4

Windows 64 bit
it worked

thank you for all your help my new computer is up and running with windows 7 pro! I am glad something went right this week!
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17 Sep 2011   #5

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 Bit SP 1

can i suggest that you mark this post as solved?
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18 Sep 2011   #6

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient


Well done.
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18 Sep 2011   #7
Microsoft MVP


You bought a new laptop because your Vista-to-Win7 upgrade didn´t work? You should ask us for help here with such problems as we can help solve them.

Is Vista still up and running on the old machine?
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