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Windows 7: Upgrade choice XP or Vista

05 Oct 2009   #11
Snufffed

 

You can use Windows 7 "Upgrade" Disk an still do a CLEAN install.
Just do not enter a KEY and when ask - advanced - clean.
The same as under Vista.

When you use "upgrade" and upgrade your vista then you loose the right to continue and use Vista. But if you Clean install, and then upgrade Win7 via the "UPgrade" disk, you still have the right to use Vista.

UPGRADE in that you are booted into XP. then insert the UPGRADE Vista Disk, and enter your Vista Key, YOU LOOSE THE RIGHT TO CONTINUE TO USE VISTA. SO IF YOU BOOT INTO XP AND INSERT THE WIN7 DISK, YOU CAN NOT UPGRADE. NOT ALLOWED. YOU MUST DO A CLEAN INSTALL. THEREFORE YOU DO NOT LOOSE THE RIGHT TO CONTINUE TO USE XP.
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The Upgrade option is not available in Windows 7 Setup when installing Windows 7 on a computer running Windows XP. However, you can use Windows Easy Transfer to migrate files and settings from Windows XP to Windows 7 on the same computer. To do this, you must first copy files to a removable media, such as an external hard drive or UFD, or to a network share. Next, you will install Windows 7 and then migrate your files back from the removable media onto your computer. When you are finished, you must install your software programs again, but your files and settings will have been copied from Windows XP.
How ever you can do the "???upgrade???" by following link below.
Code:
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd446674(WS.10).aspx#BKMK_UpgradeFromXP



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05 Oct 2009   #12
sup3rsprt

XP, Seven, 2008R2
 
 

Didn't we already conclude that he should use XP Home as a basis for the upgrade? Clean install? Yes? Didn't we already discuss that too? What is the point you're trying to make? And can you convey your point in a complete sentence with the caps lock off please? Thank you.
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