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Windows 7: going from 32bit vista home premium to win 7 (64bit)

02 Nov 2009   #1
vishnu46

Vista Home Premium 32bit
 
 
going from 32bit vista home premium to win 7 (64bit)

I have received my windows 7 home premium by mail today. It came with 64bit and 32bit dvd. Can i go from 32bit to 64bit since I am planning to put 2gig x 3 chip versus 1gig x 4. ??what are the steps for a person with zero technical ????

Thank you



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02 Nov 2009   #2
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by vishnu46 View Post
I have received my windows 7 home premium by mail today. It came with 64bit and 32bit dvd. Can i go from 32bit to 64bit since I am planning to put 2gig x 3 chip versus 1gig x 4. ??what are the steps for a person with zero technical ????

Thank you
hi and welcome to seven forums


The biggest hurdle in going from 32 bit to 64bit is that you must do a clean install. That means re-install of apps, etc.

If you want to do that its pretty easy from the re-install perspective. put dvd in player boot from dvd, and format HD and install


Ken J
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03 Nov 2009   #3
vishnu46

Vista Home Premium 32bit
 
 

Thank you very much. I took your advise but now it says invalid key.......what the ........going on ?????
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03 Nov 2009   #4
acegolfer

Win 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by vishnu46 View Post
Thank you very much. I took your advise but now it says invalid key.......what the ........going on ?????
It's because your DVD is upgrade version not full version.

But don't panic. Follow the steps in

http://www.winsupersite.com/win7/cle...rade_media.asp
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05 Nov 2009   #5
vishnu46

Vista Home Premium 32bit
 
 

Thank you very much Zigzag and Acegolfer for helping me step up my computer ...
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05 Nov 2009   #6
Zidane24

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 - Mac OS X 10.6.4 x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by vishnu46 View Post
Thank you very much Zigzag and Acegolfer for helping me step up my computer ...
I assumes all worked as expected?

I will mark the thread as solved
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06 Nov 2009   #7
vishnu46

Vista Home Premium 32bit
 
 

Thank you zidane 24
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