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Windows 7: Confusion about Win 7 student instaltion.

27 Oct 2009   #1
SectorStar

Windows Seven
 
 
Confusion about Win 7 student instaltion.

Ok, I'm slightly confused, so hopefully someone can help shed some light. At the moment I have Vista 32 bit home premium with no service packs installed at the moment. I'm planning on doing a CLEAN install of Seven now that I purchased the student discount thing. Beings I'm doing a clean install will it matter if these service packs are installed or not? As If I'm doing a clean install it'll probably erase all those, just wondering because I've read some things on here about install problems and maybe downloading the vista service packs fixing it. Also what exactly is the deal about the download from digital river? I have 32 bit and purchased the 32 bit version of Seven with the student discount thing. It sounds like the issue people were having was because they were mistakenly downloading the 64 bit and trying to instal it with a 32 bit system, is that what the jist of it was? I was gona wait till my installation dvd came in the mail, but I ordered it on Saturday and as of now it still hasn't even shipped, and someone on another forum who received a confirmation saying it was shipped said it would take 5-10 buisness days just to get here. I'm really fed up with Vista and really don't want to wait much longer then I have too.

Thanks to anyone who can help.


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27 Oct 2009   #2
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by SectorStar View Post
Ok, I'm slightly confused, so hopefully someone can help shed some light. At the moment I have Vista 32 bit home premium with no service packs installed at the moment. I'm planning on doing a CLEAN install of Seven now that I purchased the student discount thing. Beings I'm doing a clean install will it matter if these service packs are installed or not? As If I'm doing a clean install it'll probably erase all those, just wondering because I've read some things on here about install problems and maybe downloading the vista service packs fixing it. Also what exactly is the deal about the download from digital river? I have 32 bit and purchased the 32 bit version of Seven with the student discount thing. It sounds like the issue people were having was because they were mistakenly downloading the 64 bit and trying to instal it with a 32 bit system, is that what the jist of it was? I was gona wait till my installation dvd came in the mail, but I ordered it on Saturday and as of now it still hasn't even shipped, and someone on another forum who received a confirmation saying it was shipped said it would take 5-10 buisness days just to get here. I'm really fed up with Vista and really don't want to wait much longer then I have too.

Thanks to anyone who can help.
If you are doing a clean install with format it doesn't matter. vista will be nuked.

Ken
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27 Oct 2009   #3
myzr7

Windows 7 Ulti. x64
 
 

Hello SectorStar
Just right click on the file that says Win7-HP-Retail-en-us-x86. open this and it will extract the installer that will say install now and your off to the races, good luck to you
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