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Windows 7: installing Win 7 x64

19 Nov 2009   #1

Vista Home Premium x32
installing Win 7 x64

ive got win 7 home premium 32 bit installed at the moment but havent used my serial to activatie it, still got about 14 days to do so.

ive got the iso for the home premium 64 bit version via download from here:
Windows 7 ISO x86 and x64 Official Direct Download Links (Ultimate, Professional and Home Premium) My Digital Life

ive got a valid licence/key for home premium but as ive got 32bit installed...

how do i install the new one as (i think) that 32x to 64x will need a fresh install and im not sure if i can use the upgrade version iso (which i belive is what the download is) to boot and install from a formatted hard drive

or maybe im confused



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19 Nov 2009   #2

Win7 7600 x64

You will need a fresh, clean install.
If you wanted to continue to use your 32bit you can dual boot your 64 bit on another partition then later remove the 32 bit. Did you know that you can also extend the 30 day trial several times for a total of 120 days before having to activate it.
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19 Nov 2009   #3

Vista Ult 64 bit Seven Ult RTM x64

Hello Bob,

Welcome to 7 Forums.

Yes you will need to do a fresh install. Clean Install with a Upgrade Windows 7 Version

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