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Windows 7: updrade win7 ultimate to 2008 rc2

14 Nov 2009   #1

upgrade win7 ultimate to 2008 rc2

i just mounted the server 2008 rc2 dvd and started setup.
there is an option to upgrade.

has anybody made this?


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14 Nov 2009   #2

Win 8 Release candidate 8400

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by deskareas View Post
i just mounted the server 2008 rc2 dvd and started setup.
there is an option to upgrade.

has anybody made this?


Not that i am aware of. should check with MS. they probably want you to do c=a clean install

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14 Nov 2009   #3
Microsoft MVP


Is this the release candidate? I would not use any version earlier than RTM as there are still bugs, and a ton of bogging monitoring software taken off in the RTM 7600.

You say you found an option to Upgrade but don't mention what you are considering upgrading. It might work but you are "upgrading" to a pre-release beta that was still buggy, slower and not comparable to the polished product Win 7 has become.

I suggest instead you download the 90 day trial of Win7 enterprise from the MS website. I believe you can upgrade to that as well (check back here if you need workarounds) although a clean install is always preferable. There is a way to later upgrade to another version if you decide you want to buy a key to insert after trial.
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